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Cory Doctorow

Biography

Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow is a regular contributor to the Guardian, Locus and many other publications. He is a special consultant to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an MIT Media Lab Research Associate and a visiting professor of Computer Science at the Open University. His award-winning novel LITTLE BROTHER and its sequel HOMELAND were a New York Times bestsellers. His novella collection RADICALIZED was a CBC Best Fiction of 2019 selection. Born and raised in Canada, he lives in Los Angeles.

Cory Doctorow

Books by Cory Doctorow

by Cory Doctorow - Fiction, Science Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

In her day job as a counterterrorism wizard for a transnational cybersecurity firm, Masha Maximow made the hacks that allowed repressive regimes to spy on dissidents and manipulate their every move. The perks were fantastic, and the pay was obscene. Just for fun, and to piss off her masters, Masha sometimes used her mad skills to help those same troublemakers evade detection, if their cause was just. When her targets were strangers in faraway police states, it was easy to compartmentalize, to ignore the collateral damage of murder, rape and torture. But when it hits close to home, and the hacks and exploits she’s devised are directed at her friends and family, Masha realizes she has to choose. And whatever choice she makes, someone is going to get hurt.

by Cory Doctorow - Fiction, Science Fiction

RADICALIZED is comprised of four sci-fi novellas connected by social, technological and economic visions of today and what America could be in the near, near future. “Unauthorized Bread” is a tale of immigration, the toxicity of economic and technological stratification, and the young and downtrodden fighting to survive and prosper. In “Model Minority,” a Superman-like figure attempts to rectifiy police corruption, only to find his efforts adversely affecting their victims. “Radicalized” is a story of a darkweb-enforced violent uprising against insurance companies told from the perspective of a man desperate to secure funding for an experimental drug that could cure his wife's terminal cancer. The fourth story, “Masque of the Red Death,” takes on issues of survivalism versus community.

by Cory Doctorow - Fiction, Science Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Hubert Vernon Rudolph Clayton Irving Wilson Alva Anton Jeff Harley Timothy Curtis Cleveland Cecil Ollie Edmund Eli Wiley Marvin Ellis Espinoza --- known to his friends as Hubert, Etc --- was too old to be at that Communist party. But after watching the breakdown of modern society, he really has no where left to be --- except amongst the dregs of disaffected youth who party all night and heap scorn on the sheep they see on the morning commute. After falling in with Natalie, an ultra-rich heiress trying to escape the clutches of her repressive father, the two decide to give up fully on formal society --- and walk away.

by Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross - Fiction, Science Fiction

Welcome to the fractured future, at the dusk of the 21st century, where random humans are charged with assessing dozens of new inventions and ruling on whether or not to let them loose. Young Huw, a technophobic, misanthropic Welshman, has been selected for the latest jury, a task he does his best to perform despite an itchy technovirus, the apathy of the proletariat, and a couple of truly awful moments on bathroom floors.