Makers

Author(s): Cory Doctorow

Fiction - Sci-Fi

What does the future look like?

A brilliantly entertaining and original novel about the end of the economy from the visionary author of Little Brother.
How will we work, rest, play and love twenty or thirty years from now?
The same, but differently.
Technology is changing the world, but how far are humans changing with it?
Rivalry, bitterness, love and friendship all still exist and demand to be expressed.

Cory Doctorow's latest novel fizzes with brilliant, bold ideas about the future and how our lives will look as part of it. But at it's heart are three characters, Suzanne, Lester and Perry, on an unforgettable journey that will bring them together only to break them apart as they each try to discover how to live meaningfully in an ever-changing world filled with both beauty and horror - where some things really are immutable. First published 2009

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Praise for Little Brother: 'I'd recommend 'Little Brother' over pretty much any book I've read this year. Because I think it'll change lives. It's a wonderful, important book' Neil Gaiman 'Cory Doctorow's novel could hardly be more relevant, scary and eye-opening ! seriously entertaining.' The Times 'A cracking read' Guardian 'A well structured and superbly executed thriller with breakneck pacing and an emotional payoff to boot. Engaging, thought provoking, and at times harrowing.SciFi Now 'An entertaining thriller and a thoughful polemic on Internet-era civil rights ! a terrific read' New York Times 'A compulsive and chillingly credible read ! would make a great discussion for any reading group' New Books 'A tale of struggle familiar to any teenager, about those moments when you choose what your life is going to mean.' Steven Gould, author of 'Jumper'

Cory Doctorow is co-editor of BoingBoing.net and the former European director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He writes columns for Make, Information Week, the Guardian online and Locus. He has won the Locus Award for his fiction three times, been nominated for the Hugo and the Nebula, won the Campbell Award and was named one of the internet's top 25 influencers by Forbes magazine and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He hopes you'll use technology to change the world.

General Fields

  • : 9780007330867
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperVoyager
  • : January 2010
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Cory Doctorow
  • : Paperback
  • : 432