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Meet author and digital rights activist Cory Doctorow

Author, BoingBoing co-editor and digital rights activist Cory Doctorow will be signing copies of his latest novel, Walkaway, at Waterstones Birmingham between 1 and 2pm on Friday 26 May for a signing event for his will be joining us in store to sign copies of his brand new novel, Walkaway.

In addition to being a great author, Cory has played a crucial role in the development of ORG and remains a good friend of ours to this doay. Let's return the favour by making sure there are plenty of fans at his book signing!

This is a free signing and does not require a reserved ticket. To avoid disappointment please arrive promptly.

More information about Walkaway

Hubert, Seth and Natalie are way too old to be at a Communist party. But in a world wrecked by climate change, in a society owned by the ultra-rich, in a city hollowed out by industrial flight, they have nowhere else to be and nothing better to do.
But there is another way. After all, now that anyone can design and print the basic necessities of life – food, clothing, shelter – from a computer, there is little reason to toil within the system.
So, like thousands of others in the mid-21st century, the three of them turn their back on the world of rules, jobs, the morning
commute and … walkaway.

More information about Cory

Cory Doctorow is a co-editor of Boing Boing and a columnist for the Guardian, Publishers Weekly, and Locus. His award-winning novel Little Brother was a New York Times bestseller. Born and raised in Canada, he lives in Los Angeles.

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  • Ken B

    Very sorry I missed this. The only excuse can be 'unavoidably detained elsewhere'. . . If there's any chance of a brief precis of the highlights, I'd appreciate it.

    May 26

  • Paul B.

    Great to chat with such a well informed writer

    May 26

    • Philip J.

      Oh damn I missed you - I must have left before you got there!

      May 26

  • Matt M.

    I'd have to take a day off! Don't suppose there's any chance of getting him to speak at one of your Tuesday night BOM events?

    May 17

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