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Comments

November 24, 2008

Illusive Mind said:

I’m half-way through this book right at the moment. It’s excelllent, I’d highly recommend it to all CP fans.

SFAM said:

Great review! I’m definitely gonna pick this one up.

Hattori said:

Wow, must buy, will order as soon as I can.

November 26, 2008

Immortal_Peregrin said:

I read the introduction to this book and was very impressed with his views on copyrights and the world in general. Definitely a respectable author with strong beliefs thats not afraid to voice them.

December 1, 2008

m_bishop said:

I read the book in one day. It’s a quick and entertaining read. As a 30yr old, I could definitely tell this wasn’t really written for me. I was concerned with how the book seemed to jump from warning kids about the possible dangers of surveillance, to encouraging them to subvert it.

I think, if I were 16, emulating the actions of the characters in this book probably would have gotten me into a great deal of trouble. Though, when I was 16, I behaved much like the main character in the novel and still turned out okay. So, maybe the ‘parent gene’ is starting to kick in.

I think it also might be a good read for parents who don’t know what an ARG is, and have no idea that their old Gen-1 Xbox can be connected to the ‘net to surf pr0n. I can imagine lots of kids getting away with that as I’m writing this.

All in all a good book, though I would be careful to explain the real world ramifications of the actions taken by the characters before recommending it to my 15yr old nephew.

December 8, 2008

tls284 said:

bishop, you’re too young to be talking like that. i don’t care if a kid is on the way =P

the book sounds great

October 6, 2009

RipTide said:

Little Brother was excellent. Highly recommend it. I wish there were more out there like this.

October 6, 2012

Tomasz said:

Little Brother isn’t even science fiction! How the hell did you find elements of cyberpunk in there?! What is wrong with you?!

February 12, 2013

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February 16, 2013

BassFace85 said:

For all those in the Albuquerque, NM area, I just discovered that Mr. Doctorow will be at the Taylor Ranch Library on Feb. 27 to talk about his follow-up to this novel Homeland. He will also answering fan questions. I’m super pumped to meet him.

P.S. First time posting but been coming to this site daily. Love what you have done and the insight you have given me into cyberpunk. Thanks for it all, and I would be willing to help in anyway possible (game reviews, wink, wink).

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