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

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »