60 Cory Doctorow in Conversation with William Gibson

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Cory Doctorow is a co-editor of Boing Boing and a columnist for multiple publications, including the Guardian, Locus and Publishers Weekly. He was named one of the Web's 25 influencers by Forbes magazine and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. His award-winning novel Little Brother was a New York Times bestseller. He lives in London with his wife and daughter. His new novel is Pirate CinemaRead more

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William Gibson is recognized as a pioneer of cyberfiction with his award-winning novels Neuromancer, Mona Lisa Overdrive, The Difference Engine (co-written with Bruce Sterling), Virtual Light, Idoru, All Tomorrow’s Parties and Pattern Recognition. Gibson lives in Vancouver. His latest novel is Zero History. Read more

Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 2:00pm
Performance Works
$17

Cory Doctorow is widely known for his seven sci-fi novels, the latest of which, Pirate Cinema, is scheduled for publication just days before this year’s Writers Fest. But he is also known for his push for liberalizing copyright laws. In 2003, his first novel was simultaneously released in print and freely circulated to readers in electronic form. In Pirate Cinema, Doctorow creates characters fighting a new bill that would criminalize much Internet creativity and make felons of millions of British citizens. This is sure to be a thought-provoking conversation between two active and energetic minds that focus on imagined futures.

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