About Cory Doctorow
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Cory Doctorow (firstname.lastname@example.org/craphound.com) is the author of several science fiction novels. Some are for adults, others are for young people and adults. He's also the author of a book of essays (Content, Tachyon Books), a graphic novel (Cory Doctorow's Futuristic Tales of the Here and Now, IDW) and two collections of short stories, both currently in print from Thunder's Mouth Press.
Born in 1971 in Toronto, Canada, he now lives in London, England with his wonderful wife, Alice, and his scrumptious two year old daughter, Poesy. He formerly served as European Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and is a fellow of that organization. He is also affiliated with the Open University Faculty of Computer Science (UK) and the University of Waterloo Independent Studies Program (Canada).
He is the co-editor and co-owner of the widely read blog Boing Boing (boingboing.net) and writes columns for The Guardian newspaper, Publishers Weekly, Locus Magazine, and Make Magazine.
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This is an ambitious tale featuring a dozen tech-savvy narrators from around the world who all make their livelihoods playing and scamming video games. The cumulative effect of so many interwoven stories is that new ones feel like a layer of the previous. While each of the narrators could have easily been the star of his or her own book, they are instead strands of Doctorow’s global web, proving that everything’s interconnected.
Emily Pohl-Weary, The Globe and Mail