Authors > Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger -- the co-editor of Boing Boing and the author of young adult novels like PIRATE CINEMA and LITTLE BROTHER and novels for adults like RAPTURE OF THE NERDS and MAKERS. He is the former European director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and co-founded the UK Open Rights Group.

"Utterly contemporary and deeply peculiar--a hard combination to beat (or, these days, to find)." --William Gibson, author, Neuromancer

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Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

Bursting with cutting-edge speculation and human insight, Cory Doctorow's Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom is a coming-of-age romantic comedy and a kick-butt cybernetic tour de force.

Year: 2003     Genre: Coming of AgePost-Cyberpunk

Little Brother

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. But his whole world changes when he and his friends find themselves caught in the aftermath of a major terrorist attack on San Francisco.

Year: 2008     Genre: Dystopian


Fast-moving, passionate, and as current as next week, Homeland is every bit the equal of Little Brother--a paean to activism, to courage, to the drive to make the world a better place.

Year: 2013     Genre: Dystopian


Fascinating, moving, and darkly humorous, Walkaway is a multi-generation science fiction thriller about the wrenching changes of the next hundred years...and the very human people who will live their consequences.

Year: 2017     Genre: Near FuturePost ApocalypseUtopian



Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

2003Down and Out in the Magic KingdomComing of Age, Post-Cyberpunk
2005Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves TownUrban Fantasy
More Stories of the Future Present
Speculative, Short Stories
2008Little BrotherDystopian
2009MakersNear Future
2011The Great Big Beautiful TomorrowSpeculative, Short Stories
2014Information Doesn't Want to Be Free
Laws for the Internet Age
on Writing, on Creativity, Non-Fiction
2017walkawayNear Future, Post Apocalypse, Utopian
2020Attack SurfaceHard SF, Technological Thriller, Whats New




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