The Windup Girl

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Night Shade Books, Sep 1, 2009 - Fiction - 300 pages
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Recipient of the Sturgeon Award, Paolo Bacigalupi's writing has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, and the environmental journal High Country News. His non-fiction essays have appeared in Salon.com and High Country News, and have been syndicated into numerous western newspapers.

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A fascinating (if chilling) look at where biotechnology, climate change, and...oh, yeah: human nature might lead us in the not-so-distant future. Sadly, the characterization never really drew me in ... Read full review

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It helps that I lived in Bangkok for four years and even recognize some of the Thai words that the author throws around. Interesting sci-fi about how the world has succeeded in making itself into a ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Paolo Bacigalupi won the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, Compton Crook, and John W. Campbell Memorial Awards for his debut novel, The Windup Girl, which was published in 2009. His short story collection Pump Six and Other Stories was a 2008 Locus Award winner for Best Collection and his young adult novel Ship Breaker won the Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature and was finalist for the National Book Award. His work has also appeared in High Country News, Salon.com, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.

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