This day in history

2011, 2016, 2020.

Cory Doctorow


#10yrsago Joe Biden: SOPA is Un-American — but not when America does it

#10yrsago The Freedom Maze: a different sort of slavery-time alternate history

#10yrsago AV Club vs Frank Miller vs Occupy

#5yrsago My Sister Rosa: disquieting YA novel about loving an adorable psychopath

#1yrago Youtube-dl is back

Cory Doctorow ( is a science fiction author, activist, and blogger. He has a podcast, a newsletter, a Twitter feed, a Mastodon feed, and a Tumblr feed. He was born in Canada, became a British citizen and now lives in Burbank, California. His latest nonfiction book is How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism. His latest novel for adults is Attack Surface. His latest short story collection is Radicalized. His latest picture book is Poesy the Monster Slayer. His latest YA novel is Pirate Cinema. His latest graphic novel is In Real Life. His forthcoming books include The Shakedown (with Rebecca Giblin), a book about artistic labor market and excessive buyer power; Red Team Blues, a noir thriller about cryptocurrency, corruption and money-laundering (Tor, 2023); and The Lost Cause, a utopian post-GND novel about truth and reconciliation with white nationalist militias (Tor, 2023).