By Cory Doctorow Tim O’Reilly has his finger on the pulse of technology and the people who make it in a way that is unmatched by anyone in the world; the publisher of the world’s best-loved computer books, the host of technology’s best-loved conferences, the convenor of the most important conversations about tech and itsRead More
By Cory Doctorow
Volk is the sequel to Eutopia, the brilliant, sinister supernatural tale of the real-world 19th century eugenics movement, written by Canadian horror great David Nickle.
Volk picks up decades after Eutopia let off, with the survivors of the great and terrible massacre that wiped out the brutal eugenicsRead More
By Cory Doctorow Naomi Alderman’s prizewinning UK bestseller The Power comes to the US and Canada today, and you should just go read it right now.
In The Power, a day dawns, not so long from now, in which every 15-year-old girl finds herself with the power to deal out electricRead More
By Cory Doctorow To call Shopsin’s “a Greenwich Village institution” was to understate something profound and important and weird and funny: Shopsin’s (first a grocery store, later a restaurant) was a kind of secret reservoir of the odd and wonderful and informal world that New York City once represented, in the pre-Trumpian days of SesameRead More
Walkaway is my first novel for adults since 2009 and I had extremely high hopes (and not a little anxiety) for it as it entered the world, back in April. Since then, I’ve been gratified by the kind words of many of my literary heroes, from William Gibson to Bruce Sterling to the kindRead More
By Cory Doctorow
Harvey Kurtzman is a hero of satire, the guy who convinced Bill Gaines’s mother to bankroll a comic book called MAD, then doubled down by turning MAD into a magazine — only to jump ship five issues later after a bizarre fight with the Gaineses, finding refuge with Playboy founder HughRead More