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Review: Makers

User Review  - DL Morrese - Goodreads

In an economically struggling America, two good friends, Perry and Lester, invent and sell novelty items made of junk. This places them in the vanguard of the New Work movement, and they ride that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mackenzie - Goodreads

Cory Doctorow always has an agenda, and usually that comes through in his books. This one is no exception. It's pretty clear that he's pushing a particular ideology, but as long as the reader is ok ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mark Harding - Goodreads

It's such a page turner that I stayed up all night to finish it. Three new ideas a page. Interesting things: The novel is purposely designed to force the reader to make moral judgments and avoid easy ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tim Hicks - Goodreads

Buzzword dump. Lots of interesting but weak ideas. Barely adequate characters. A sex scene that I didn't dislike as much as others but it was as out of place as a tuxedo on a frog (yeah, I know, Hello ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Lester and Perry are a couple of nerds whose puttering with garbage results in fantastical creations. Suzanne is a blogger who chronicles their meteoric rise once their creative genius is hitched to a ... Read full review

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User Review  - walker - Goodreads

First time I read any of Doctorow. Mixed feelings. Love the content, it's like post-post-cyberpunk, written by, about, and for exactly the type of geek that I am. Not the biggest fan of the prose ... Read full review

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User Review  - Will - Goodreads

Reading Makers is some bizarre inversion of Pride and Prejudice where instead of examining courtship rituals and suitability for marriage, the writer is obsessed with startups and business plans ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kat - Goodreads

2.5* You know in the first episode of Firefly, when Mal kicks open Simon's cooler (spoiler!), and looks in to see a naked girl inside? He peers down and then says, "...Huh." That's kind of my reaction ... Read full review

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User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

Some 30 years after the Reagan revolution transformed the American economy and refocused all our resources on a wealth transfer to the richest among us, we can see that the goals of that Revolution ... Read full review

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User Review  - Clay - Goodreads

Cory Doctorow's “Makers” (Tor, $24.99, 416 pages) isn't really a traditional science fiction or fantasy novel – it's much more serious in intent and execution, though it is set in the near future ... Read full review


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