Ship Breaker

SHIP BREAKER by Paolo Bacigalupi (book trailer)

September 29, 2011
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SHIP BREAKER gets a new cover

September 22, 2011

The paperback release of SHIP BREAKER seems to be making its way into the wild, a little ahead of its official Oct. 3 release day. Here’s the new cover, with all its shiny medals, and a more adventure-oriented design. I quite like it.

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SHIP BREAKER just won the Printz Award

January 10, 2011

aka the The Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature This is so unbelievably cool.

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Some thoughts after the National Book Awards

November 19, 2010

Above: Myself and Jennifer Hunt, my fabulous editor; My agent extraordinaire, Martha Millard, myself, and Anjula, the one who believed in me before anyone; and finally, Sara Zarr, NBA judge and previous finalist, along with myself and Jen, throwing the Little, Brown salute. I had a ridiculously good time at the National Book Awards. Lots […]

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SHIP BREAKER is a Finalist for the National Book Award

October 15, 2010

This is so cool that I feel like anything I say just diminishes it. Yes, it’s an honor. Yes, I’m thrilled and overwhelmed and delighted. Three days later, I still haven’t gone back to self-loathing and doubt, which might be a record for me. I feel hugely affirmed and supported by this, particularly as I […]

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Signed copies of SHIP BREAKER, WINDUP GIRL, etc.

October 12, 2010

I was out at the Southern Festival of Books last weekend, and came across a problem that I hadn’t encountered before. A book collector bought up a large amount of the stock and so some people were unable to get copies at the festival. While it’s nice to see your books in demand, you’d also […]

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