The Atlantic's book club, 1book140, is asking for votes on its book for February. I'm surprised and delighted to see my novel Little Brother on that list, and the timing couldn't be better, what with the sequel, Homeland, coming out on Feb 5.
It's also in great company: "Wonderstruck" by Brian Selznick; "Are You There God, It's Me Margaret" and "Just As Long as We're Together" by Judy Blume; "The Chocolate War" by Robert Cormier; and "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green.
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Filled with sharp dialogue and detailed descriptions of how to counteract gait-recognition cameras, arphids (radio frequency ID tags), wireless Internet tracers and other surveillance devices, this work makes its admittedly didactic point within a tautly crafted fictional framework