My Tiny Life: classic book about online games, now free

Julian Dibbell's released the text of his ground-breaking "My Tiny Life" as a free download through

Part memoir and part ethnography, My Tiny Life is about the social life of the online, text-based virtual world LambdaMOO and my own brief encounter with it in the early '90s. Andrew Leonard, in Salon, called it "the best book yet on the meaning of online life."


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