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Zombie Baseball Beatdown

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(2013, Little, Brown Books) Description In this inventive, fast-paced novel, New York Times bestselling and Printz Award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi takes on hard-hitting themes–from food safety to racism and immigration–and creates a zany, grand-slam adventure that will get kids thinking about where their food comes from.The zombie apocalypse begins on the day Rabi, Miguel, and […]

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The Windup Girl

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(2009, Night Shade Books) Awards and Accolades 2010: Won the Hugo Award for Best Novel 2009: Won the Nebula Award for Best Novel 2010: Won the John W. Campbell Award 2010: Won the Compton Crook Award 2010: Won the Locus Award for Best First Novel 2012: Won the Seiun Award for Best Foreign Language Novel […]

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The Tamarisk Hunter

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by Paolo Bacigalupi “The Tamarisk Hunter” originally appeared in the environmental journal High Country News. It was inspired by the only thing that really matters in the Western U.S. — water. A big tamarisk can suck 73,000 gallons of river water a year. For $2.88 a day, plus water bounty, Lolo rips tamarisk all winter […]

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The People of Sand and Slag

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by Paolo Bacigalupi “The People of Sand and Slag” starts as straight military science fiction — and then twists. It was nominated for both the Hugo and Nebula Awards. “Hostile movement! Well inside the perimeter! Well inside!” I stripped off my Immersive Response goggles as adrenaline surged through me. The virtual cityscape I’d been about […]

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The Fluted Girl

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by Paolo Bacigalupi “The Fluted Girl” was the first short story that I sold after a long period of writing failed novels. In the original version of the story, I told it from Madame Belari’s point of view– an obvious mistake that took me a long time to figure out. The fluted girl huddled in […]

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Pump Six and Other Stories

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(2010, Little, Brown Books) Awards and Accolades 2009: Won the Locus Award for Best Collection 2009: Won the Locus Award for Best Novelette, for “Pump Six” 2010: Won the Cena Akademie SFFH Award for Book of the Year (Czech Republic) 2010: Won the Cena Akademie SFFH Award for Best Science Fiction (Czech Republic) 2013: Won […]

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