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feature: april 26, 2004
Lawrence Lessig's Free Culture
reviewed by J.D. Lasica
When future generations look back at this unsettled era in which we're transitioning from an analog to a digital society, the search bots may be impressed most by the works of Lawrence Lessig.

february 24, 2003
Just Not Evenly Distributed
Cory Doctorow on William Gibson's Pattern Recognition

november 04, 2002
Smart Mobs
by Howard Rheingold
reviewed by Cory Doctorow

past reviews:

All Too Human
by George Stephanopoulos
365 Views of Mt. Fuji...
by Todd Shimoda
Bagombo Snuff Box - Uncollected Short Fiction
by Kurt Vonnegut
The Big Con
by David W. Maurer

Billy and Girl
by Deborah Levy

The Blood Latitudes

by William Harrison
Blue Kansas Sky
by Michael Bishop
Community Building on the Web
by Amy Jo Kim
Concrete Forest
edited by Hal Niedzviecki
Consuming Desires
Edited by Roger Rosenblatt
by Neal Stephenson
Database Nation
by Simson Garfinkel
Design For Community
by Derek Powazek

dot.bomb: My Days and Nights at an Internet Goliath
By J. David Kuo

by Kathe Koja
by James Gleick
by Jon Katz
by K.C. Constantine
The Hell Screens
by Alvin Lu
Henry of Atlantic City
by Frederick Reuss
The Hook
by Donald Westlake
Hush Money
by Robert Parker
The Legal and Regulatory Environment for Electronic Information
by Charles Oppenheim

by Lawrence Krauser
LLoyd -- What Happened
by Stanley Bing
A Man in Full
by Tom Wolfe
Miss Wyoming

by Douglas Coupland
Model Behavior
by Jay McInerney
by Jonathan Kellerman
Nail and Other Stories
by Laura Hird
A New World
by Amit Chaudhuri
An Ocean in Iowa
by Peter Hedges
The Oxygen Man
by Steve Yarbrough
Personal Injuries
by Scott Turow
Pit's Letter
by Sue Coe
The Pity of War
by Niall Ferguson
by Kent Haruf
The Pleasure of Finding Things Out
by Richard Feynman
Quit Monks or Die!
by Maxine Kumin
The Restraint of Beasts
by Mangus Mills
Shell Game
by Carol O'Connell
Sick Puppy
by Carl Hiaasen
South of the Border, West of the Sun
by Haruki Murakami
by G.W. Hawkes
Sputnik Sweetheart
by Haruki Murakami

Terminal Visions
by Richard Paul Russo

'Tis: A Memoir
by Frank McCourt
The Tribes of Palos Verdes
by Joy Nicholson
Uncommon Grounds
by Mark Pendergrast
by Karl Schroeder
A Widow for One Year
by John Irving
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Haruki Murakami
The Wonders of the Invisible World
by David Gates
by Bruce Sterling

special features:

Eastern Standard Tribe
| excerpt
a novel by Cory Doctorow

What follows are the first four scenes of "Eastern Standard Tribe," a novel-in-progress. Think of them as zero-day warez, a public alpha of a novel that will go feature-complete in December. The premise of this book is also the premise of an article that will appear in the November issue of Wired magazine. continued >

Coercion: Why We Listen to What 'They' Say
Chapter 7: Virtual Marketing
by Douglas Rushkoff

vCity 1.0
a novel by Dr. Adam L. Gruen
20 days in the life of a 21st century virtual city simulation.

Boomer's Dream
an sci-fi novel in progress by Adrian Carlsen

The Last Page
by Rachel Singer Gordon
The Last Page addresses issues surrounding books, reading, and modern technology. It includes book reviews and discussions of book and reading related web sites and technology, as well as more general ruminations on how our relationship with technology is transforming the way we read -- and vice versa.

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