“Is Doctorow’s fictional utopia bravely idealistic or bitterly ironic? The answer is in our hands. Walkaway reminds us the world we choose to build is the one we’ll inhabit. Technology empowers both the powerful and the powerless, and if we want a world with more liberty and less control,... More Info
Immersing herself in an online fantasy game, Anda confronts a difficult choice when she befriends a disadvantaged Chinese child who illegally collects rare items in the game and sells them to other players.
Marcus, a.k.a “w1n5t0n,” is only seventeen years old, but he figures he already knows how the system works–and how to work the system. Smart, fast, and wise to the ways of the networked world, he has no trouble outwitting his high school’s intrusive but clumsy surveillance systems. But his... More Info
A collection of signature works by the influential writer and activist includes a novella in which a transhuman future teen must choose between immortality and sex with the "meat girl" of his dreams, a transcript of his controversial address at the 2010 World Science Fiction Convention and an essay... More Info
One of the internet’s most celebrated hi-tech culture mavens returns with this second collection of essays and polemics. Discussing complex topics in an accessible manner, Cory Doctorow shares visions of a future where artists control their own destinies and where freedom of expression is... More Info