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ZOMBIE BASEBALL BEATDOWN Contest!

September 10, 2013

ZOMBIE BASEBALL BEATDOWN launches today. Here’s the nifty cover: In honor of the infected meatpacking plant that starts the zombie apocalypse in ZOMBIE BASEBALL BEATDOWN, I’m doing a contest. Whoever sends me a link or pic of the weirdest industrial meat product wins a brand new hardcover ZOMBIE BASEBALL BEATDOWN, inscribed by me, for whomever […]

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THE WATER KNIFE and Knopf

September 6, 2013

This announcement has been a long time coming: two years of focused work on the book, plus a couple years before that of noodling with ideas, trying to find the frame for the story I wanted to write. Today, I’m very happy to announce that THE WATER KNIFE, my next novel for adults, will be […]

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Paolo Bacigalupi: Two Truths + A Lie

September 3, 2013
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Introducing ZOMBIE BASEBALL BEATDOWN

September 2, 2013

While I was working on THE DROWNED CITIES, I also ended up writing another book to sort of unwind from the pressure of writing a follow-up novel after SHIP BREAKER’s phenomenal success. ZOMBIE BASEBALL BEATDOWN was a secret project that I wrote for myself and my own entertainment. I wanted it to be funny, because […]

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In Conversation: Paolo Bacigalupi, Lauren Beukes, and Jesse Bullington

April 22, 2013
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THE DROWNED CITIES is a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize.

February 24, 2013

It’s been a good news week. I learned that THE DROWNED CITIES is a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize. I’m of course pleased. I’m particularly moved because the process of writing DC was so difficult, and the resulting book is the first one I’ve written that I’ve felt unreservedly proud of. In a […]

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