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The Windup Girl

(2009)
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Awards
2010 BSFA Award for Best Novel (nominee)
2010 Hugo Award for Best Novel
2010 John W. Campbell Memorial Award
2010 Locus Award for Best First Novel
2010 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee)
2009 Nebula Award for Best Novel

What Happens when bio-terrorism becomes a tool for corporate profits? And what happens when said bio-terrorism forces humanity to the cusp of post-human evolution? In The Windup Girl, award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi returns to the world of "The Calorie Man"( Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award-winner, Hugo Award nominee, 2006) and "Yellow Card Man" (Hugo Award nominee, 2007) in order to address these questions.


Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"It's ridiculous how good this book is... Bacigalupi's vision is almost as rich and shocking as William Gibson's vision was in 1984... I hope he writes 10 sequels." - Lev Grossman


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