Makers is a novel by Canadian-British science fiction author Cory Doctorow released in October 2009. It was Nominated for the Prometheus Award .
The book focuses on the future of the maker culture , a group of people who hack hardware, business models, and living arrangements to discover ways of staying alive and happy even when the economy is Falling down the toilet “. 
The novel is available on the website, as a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA download. It is also published in traditional paper form by HarperVoyager . The UK hardcover is 416 pages long. 
- Jump up^ Doctorow, Cory (October 28, 2009). “Makers, My New Novel” . BoingBoing .
- Jump up^ Doctorow, Cory, Makers , p. 416, ISBN 978-0-00-732522-1