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Overclocked

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Overclocked

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Cory Doctorow
publisher:
Thunder's Mouth Press
genre:
Fiction

We gave it an A

EW PICK

If you want to glimpse the future of copyright policing, video-game sweatshops, robotic intelligence, info war, and how computer geeks will survive the apocalypse, then Overclocked, Cory Doctorow’s latest collection of shorts, is your oracle.

Studio Pitch
I, Robot meets Dr. Strangelove.

Lowdown
The four-page opening fable is as absorbing and prescient as the gruesome 76-page war story that ends the book. Doctorow is rapidly emerging as the William Gibson of his generation.