Makers (novel)

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AuthorCory Doctorow
CountryUnited States
PublisherHarperVoyager (UK)
Tor Books (US)
Media typeBook

Makers is a novel by Canadian-British science fiction author Cory Doctorow released in October 2009. It was nominated for the Prometheus Award.

The book focuses on a near-future imagining of members of the maker culture, a group Doctorow characterizes as being composed of "people who hack hardware, business-models, and living arrangements to discover ways of staying alive and happy even when the economy is falling down the toilet".[1]

The novel is available free on the author's website, as a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA download. It is also published in traditional paper form by HarperVoyager. The UK hardcover is 416 pages long.[2]


  1. ^ Doctorow, Cory (October 28, 2009). "Makers, My New Novel". BoingBoing.
  2. ^ Doctorow, Cory, Makers, p. 416, ISBN 978-0-00-732522-1

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