Cory Doctorow 1971—

Cory Doctorow

Cory Efram Doctorow is a Canadian-British blogger, journalist, and science fiction author who serves as co-editor of the blog Boing Boing. He is an activist in favour of liberalising copyright laws and a proponent of the Creative Commons organization, using some of their licenses for his books. Some common themes of his work include digital rights management, file sharing, and post-scarcity economics. Doctorow began selling fiction when he was 17 years old and sold several stories followed by the publication of his story Craphound in 1998.

Available eBooks


A Place So Foreign (2003)

A collection of exciting new stories from one of the young guns of modern science fiction encompasses a wide range of topics from pop culture to more »


Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom (2003)

Jules is a young man barely a century old. He’s lived long enough to see the cure for death and the end of scarcity, to learn ten languages and compose more »


Eastern Standard Tribe (2004)

Art is an up-and-coming interface designer, working on the management of data flow along the Massachusetts Turnpike. He’s doing the best work of his more »


For the Win (2010)

A provocative and exhilarating tale of teen rebellion against global corporations. In the virtual future, you must organize to survive. At any hour of more »


Little Brother (2008)

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 more »


Makers (2009)

Perry and Lester invent things: seashell robots that make toast, Boogie Woogie Elmo dolls that drive cars. They also invent entirely new economic more »


Overclocked (2006)

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to get bitten by a zombie? To live through a bioweapon attack? To have every aspect of your life governed by more »


Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town (2005)

Alan is a middle-aged entrepreneur in contemporary Toronto, who has devoted himself to fixing up a house in a bohemian neighborhood. This naturally more »