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Cory Doctorow to speak at Flyleaf Books Feb 16

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Friend of ibiblio Cory Doctorow will discuss is latest young adult novel, Homeland, at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill on February 16th at 2pm.

Homeland, like its precursor Little Brother, follows young activist Marcus Yallow as he uses technology to lead a movement against a tyrannical security state. Doctorow writes often about privacy, copyright, and activism. His novels encourage young people to get involved in making the world a better place.

More info about the event from flyleafbooks.com.

Here’s Doctorow talking to Giving a talk at the UNC campus in 2007. There are more videos of the talk for download at terasaur.

Cory Doctorow – Pwned: How copyright turns us all into IP serfs. from ibiblio on Vimeo.

Mark your calendars for some more great speakers coming this spring:

March 4: Lawrence Lessig at UNC Center for Media Law and Policy
May 3: Roger McGuinn at The ArtsCenter

We’ll keep you posted…

Posted in Events, Speakers Series.