Will Dave Eggers’s new novel “The Circle” end up being prophetic? The book is a warning about how we are well on our way to losing the last shred of privacy we have.
You cycle through your passwords. They tell a secret story. What’s most important to you, the things you think can’t be deciphered. Words and numbers stored in the lining of your heart. Your daughter’s name. Your daughter’s name backward. Your daughter’s name backward plus the year of her birth. They keep changing. They blur in the brain.
Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger, the co-editor of Boing Boing and the author of the novels LITTLE BROTHER. HOMELAND and RAPTURE OF THE NERDS.