fiction by Cory Doctorow


Makers is a novel by Canadian-British science fiction author Cory Doctorow. It was released in October 2009. The novel is available free on the author's website, as a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA download. It is also published in traditional paper form by HarperVoyager.
The book focuses on a near-future imagining of members of the maker culture, a group Doctorow characterizes as being composed of "people who hack hardware, business-models, and living arrangements to discover ways of staying alive and happy even when the economy is falling down the toilet."
The UK hardcover is 416 pages long. It was nominated for the Prometheus Award.

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