The Rapture of the Nerds: A Tale of Singularity, Posthumanity, and Awkward Social Situations

Author(s): Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Welcome to the fractured future, at the dusk of the 21st century. Earth has a population of roughly a billion, living in a preserve at the bottom of a gravity well. Young Huw, technophobic, misanthropic, has been selected for Tech Jury Service, a task he does his best to perform despite an itchy technovirus, the apathy of the proletariat, and some truly awful moments on bathroom floors.

Product Information

"mindbendingly entertaining... the novel is a surefire hit for genre fans. Fans of Adam Roberts' elegant, intellectually challenging SF will also be on firm ground here." (Booklist)"

Cory Doctorow is a science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist, co-editor of Boing Boing, and contributor to The Guardian, and many others. New York Times bestseller Little Brother was published in 2008. Charles Stross is a British writer of several major science fiction and fantasy novels, including Singularity Sky and Rule 34. He has won multiple Locus and Hugo Awards.

General Fields

  • : 9781781167441
  • : Titan Books Ltd
  • : Titan Books Ltd
  • : March 2013
  • : 198mm X 130mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross
  • : Paperback
  • : Feb-14
  • : 336