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Max Barry
Max Barry

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Max Barry began removing parts at an early age. In 1999, he successfully excised a steady job at tech giant HP in order to upgrade to the more compatible alternative of manufacturing fiction. While producing three novels, he developed the online nation simulation game NationStates, as well as contributing to various open source software projects and developing religious views on operating systems. He did not leave the house much. For Machine Man, Max wrote a website to deliver pages of fiction to readers via email and RSS. He lives in Melbourne, Australia, with his wife and two daughters, and is 38...

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Company

Written by Max Barry


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $14.95

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Company

Written by Max Barry


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Jennifer Government

Written by Max Barry


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 6, 2004
Price: $15.95

“Full of wit, humor and imagination, Jennifer Government ultimately pulls off its over-the-top conceit.”—Time Out New York

“A riotous satirical rant. . . . [Its characters’] excesses . . . make Barry’s world of unregulated corporate greed and unrelenting consumerism so frightening and funny.”—Entertainment Weekly

Taxation has been abolished, the government has been... Read more >

Jennifer Government

Written by Max Barry


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 6, 2004
Price: $11.99

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Machine Man

Written by Max Barry


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $14.95

Scientist Charles Neumann loses a leg in an industrial accident. It's not a tragedy. It's an opportunity. Charlie always thought his body could be better. He begins to explore a few ideas. To build parts. Better parts.

Prosthetist Lola Shanks loves a good artificial limb. In Charlie, she sees a man on... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Machine Man

Written by Max Barry


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
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