Brentwood- Cory Doctorow discusses and signs "Information Doesn't Want to Be Free"
DIESEL, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes Cory Doctorow to the store to discuss and sign Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age, on Thursday, October 29th at 6:30pm.
In sharply argued, fast-moving chapters, Cory Doctorow's Information Doesn't Want to Be Free takes on the state of copyright and creative success in the digital age. Can small artists still thrive in the Internet era? Can giant record labels avoid alienating their audiences? This is a book about the pitfalls, and the opportunities, creative industries (and individuals) are confronting today, about how the old models have failed or found new footing, and about what might soon replace them. An essential read for anyone with a stake in the future of the arts, Information Doesn't Want to Be Free offers a vivid guide to the ways creativity and the Internet interact today, and to what might be coming next.
Cory Doctorow is the author of the New York Times bestselling young adult novel Little Brother, and the co-editor of the popular blog BoingBoing. His other YA novels include Pirate Cinema and Homeland, the sequel tor Little Brother. His adult novels and short stories have won him three Locus Awards and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. He has been named one of the Web's 25 "influencers" by Forbes Magazine and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.