Little Brother is 10 years old today: I reveal the secret of writing future-proof science fiction

It's been ten years since the publication of my bestselling novel Little Brother; though the novel was written more than a decade ago, and though it deals with networked computers and mobile devices, it remains relevant, widely read, and widely cited even today. Read the rest

Read Lawful Interception, Cory's latest novella, at

Illustration: YUKO SHIMIZU

Enjoy this all-new tale of Marcus Yallow, the hero of the Little Brother and Homeland.

The story is about how Marcus and his friends deal with a severe Bay Area earthquake centered on Oakland—and how people facing sudden emergencies and catastrophes do a lot less looting, and a lot more constructive self-organization, than we're taught to expect.

Adds Patrick Nielsen Hayden, the novella's editor: "There are also way-cool crowdsourced drones." A teaser follows. Read the rest