Jon Katz takes us inside the Internet subculture in his new book. It’s the true story of two working-class kids who used their computer skills to get out of Idaho and start a new life.


  • Jon Katz author of six novels and eleven works of nonfiction, he writes columns about dogs and rural life for "Slate" and cohosts an award-winning show, "Dog Talk," on Northeast Public Radio.

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