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  • Paperback: 238 pages
  • Publisher: Tachyon Publications (Oct. 11 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1616960485
  • ISBN-13: 978-1616960483
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 1.8 x 20.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 136 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,204,843 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Cory Doctorow is the apotheosis of what we talk about when we talk about the Web." - SF Site

'Doctorow makes the complicated accessible throughout this great little guidebook, a GPS for the digital age.'
- Publishers Weekly

'Part Poor Benjamin, part Dr. Spock, Doctorow is by now a wise, trusted guide in this messy-but eminently navigable!-world in which we've landed.'
- Booklist

' Context is a great example of why [Doctorow]'s more than just a great novelist.'
- Tor.com

' Context is a deeply interesting and thought-provoking book... . The resulting collection is golden: and an absolute must-read for anyone who's ever asked where all of this technology stuff is heading.'
- January Magazine

'If you are interested in the context of our Internet-centric lives, Context is a must-read collection of essays.'
- San Francisco Book Review

'Cory Doctorow's Context is a treat for those who live in the digital world-as well as for those who would like to know more about it.'
- New York Journal of Books

'There is plenty here to chew over here and will make you think.'
- SF Crowsnest "

About the Author

Cory Doctorow is a science-fiction novelist, blogger, and technology activist whom Entertainment Weekly called 'the William Gibson of his generation.' He is the author of the best-sellers Little Brothe r, Makers, Pirate Cinema, and Homeland and the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing . Doctorow is a contributor to the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Wired, Locus, and many other newspapers, magazines, and websites. He was the director of European Affairs for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit civil liberties group that defends freedom in technology law, policy standards, and treaties.

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