Pump Six and Other Stories
Paolo Bacigalupi's debut collection demonstrates the power and reach of the science fiction short story. Social criticism, political parable, and environmental advocacy lie at the center of Paolo's work. Each of the stories herein is at once a warning, and a celebration of the tragic comedy of the human experience. The eleven stories in Pump Six represent the best Paolo's work, including the Hugo nominee "Yellow Card Man," the nebula and Hugo nominated story "The People of Sand and Slag," and the Sturgeon Award-winning story "The Calorie Man."
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Review: Pump Six and Other Stories (Pump Six and Other Stories)User Review - Sherry Roit - Goodreads
Disturbing. Visceral at times. Elegant prose. Not for the faint of heart, or anyone looking for happy stories, that's for certain. Absolutely dystopian, sci-fi/cyberpunk/bio-punk, choose your favorite ... Read full review
Review: Pump Six and Other Stories (Pump Six and Other Stories)User Review - David - Goodreads
I admire Bacigalupi's writing, and Pump Six and Other Stories is on par with Ship Breaker and The Windup Girl -- although most of the stories in Pump Six are more closely related to The Windup Girl as ... Read full review