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Friday, October 23 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Fantasy and Dystopia: Cory Doctorow with Richard Kadrey

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This event is now available to watch on our YouTube page, along with the rest of our 2020 festival programming.

With support from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

"In Doctorow’s chilling world, technological marvels turn on their users on a dime: the indispensable cellphone annihilates privacy, the self-driving car goes berserk and kills, and the internet is the world’s most powerful surveillance tool." —Publishers Weekly

Join us for New York Times bestselling author Cory Doctorow and his latest dystopian cyberthriller, Attack Surface, in which high stakes and real-world paranoia keep the pages turning. In her day job as a counterterrorism wizard for an transnational cybersecurity firm, Masha Maximow made the hacks that allowed repressive regimes to spy on dissidents, and manipulate their every move. The perks were fantastic, and the pay was obscene. But Masha sometimes used her mad skills to help those same troublemakers evade detection, if their cause was just. It was a dangerous game and a hell of a rush. But seriously self-destructive. And unsustainable. Cory Doctorow reads from and discusses Attack Surface with San Francisco novelist Richard Kadrey, acclaimed author of the Sandman Slim series. FREE, $5-10 suggested donation

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Event will also be livecasted on Facebook Live.

Buy the authors' books:

Cory Doctorow -- https://bookshop.org/a/11096/9781250757531
Richard Kadrey -- https://bookshop.org/a/11096/9780062672575
Browse Litquake's bookstore here -- https://bookshop.org/shop/litquake

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Richard Kadrey

Richard Kadrey is the New York Times-bestselling author of 15 novels, including the Sandman Slim supernatural noir series. Sandman Slim was included in Amazon’s “100 Science Fiction & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime.” Chad Stahelski of John Wick fame is directing the book... Read More →

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Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow is a regular contributor to the Guardian, Locus, and many other publications. His award-winning novel Little Brother was a New York Times bestseller, as is its sequel, Homeland. His novella collection Radicalized was a CBC Best Fiction of 2019 selection. Born and raised... Read More →

Friday October 23, 2020 7:00pm - 8:15pm PDT