Nick Harkaway is an author and blogger. He has written two novels, The Gone-Away World and Angelmaker, to be published in 2012, and blogs for FutureBook, The Bookseller's website for digital books, on issues affecting authors in digital publishing.
Despite being enthusiastic about digitisation, he was a vocal objector to the Google Book Settlement. He is currently under commission for a non-fiction book, The Blind Giant, which will examine technology's influence on politics, society, and commerce. He spoke at FutureBook's sell out digital conference, on the value of technology and the future of publishing, and gave a keynote speech to Gartner on The Age of Participation. You can watch his talk on the digital age at the Royal Geographical Society's website.
He lives in London with his wife Clare and his daughter Clemency.