Dystopias Aren't Just Great Literary Fun, They're Excellent Social Barometers | Adam Sternbergh

11 Dystopian Novels You Absolutely Need To Read

"The Windup Girl" by Paolo Bacigalupi is a dystopian novel that tells the story of Bangkok struggling for survival in a post-oil era of rising sea levels and out-of-control mutation.

The Water Knife

'The Water Knife' Cuts Deep

Paolo Bacigalupi, New York Times best-selling author of The Windup Girl and National Book Award finalist, delivers a near-future thriller that casts new light on how we live today—and what may be in store for us tomorrow.

Paolo Bacigalupi, Ship Breaker - 2010 National Book Award YPL Finalist, The National Book Foundation

In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl.

The Water Knife

Science Fiction & Fantasy

This thrilling companion to Paolo Bacigalupi's Michael L. Printz Award winner The Drowned Cities Paperback – May 7, 2013 by Paolo Bacigalupi  Ship Breaker is a haunting and powerful story of loyalty, survival, and heart-pounding adventure.

This thrilling companion to Paolo Bacigalupi's Michael L. Printz Award winner The Drowned Cities Paperback – May 2013 by Paolo Bacigalupi Ship Breaker is a haunting and powerful story of loyalty, survival, and heart-pounding adventure.

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi - Along the Gulf Coast, where grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts, Nailer, a teenage boy, works the light crew, scavenging for copper wiring just to make quota--and hopefully live to see another day. When he discovers an exquisite clipper ship beached during a recent hurricane, Nailer faces the   decision of his life: strip the ship or rescue its lone survivor, a beautiful and wealthy girl who could lead him to a better life. . . .

In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds a beached clipper ship w/ a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl.

The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi ~ Kittling: Books

The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi ~ Kittling: Books

The Windup Girl: Paolo Bacigalupi: 9781597801584: Amazon.com: Books

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction fo.

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