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Paolo Bacigalupi
Paolo Bacigalupi is a Hugo, Nebula, and Michael L. Printz Award Winner, as well as a National Book Award Finalist. He is also a winner of the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, the John W. Campbell Award, and a three-time winner of the Locus Award. His short fiction has appeared in The Magazine of... show more

Paolo Bacigalupi is a Hugo, Nebula, and Michael L. Printz Award Winner, as well as a National Book Award Finalist. He is also a winner of the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, the John W. Campbell Award, and a three-time winner of the Locus Award. His short fiction has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, and High Country News. He lives in Western Colorado with his wife and son, where he is working on a new novel.
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Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it 7 months ago
Audience: Young Adult Format: Hardcover/owned The drone circled high above the wreckage of war. - first sentence The third book set in the Drowned Cities universe brings us full circle by including characters from both previous books. It was great to see everything connected and to see Nailer...
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it 9 months ago
Audience: Young Adult Format: Hardcover/Library Copy Chains clanked in the darkness of the holding cells. - first sentence This book comes from the same universe as Shipbreaker. In this book, Mahlia and Mouse managed to find each other and escape the Drowned Cities and live with a doctor in a ...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it 2 years ago
Some science fiction authors have fantastic ideas but are not great storytellers. Some are gifted storytellers but their is nothing particularly original about their ideas. Bacigalupi is one of the few SF authors who excels at both. The windup Girl is filled with brilliant ideas, but it also an abso...
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
I gave up circa p100. I don't care about any of the characters and there is no discernable plot after 1/5th of the book. The writing is repetative and the ideas not nearly as original as many seem to think. My faith in winning awards as an indicator of quality is further eroded; it's down to bedrock...
Yzabel
Yzabel rated it 4 years ago
[I received an e-copy of this book through NetGalley.]A collection of short stories with virtual reality, AI and technology themes in general. Despite the 'cyberpunk' flair, I agree with the curators: it's not so much cyberpunk in its original meaning, as dealing with various ideas that fit our curr...
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