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Paolo Bacigalupi’s writing has appeared in High Country News, Salon.com, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine. It has been anthologized in various “Year’s Best” collections of short science fiction and fantasy, nominated for three Nebula and five Hugo Awards, and won the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for best sf short story of the year.

His debut novel THE WINDUP GIRL was named by TIME Magazine as one of the ten best novels of 2009, and won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards. His short story collection PUMP SIX AND OTHER STORIES was a 2008 LOCUS Award winner for Best Collection and also named a Best Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly. His novel SHIP BREAKER won the 2011 Michael L. Printz Award
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The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi


This is the near final schedule of where I’ll be reading, talking, and signing copies of THE WATER KNIFE as it goes out into the world. Looking forward to seeing everyone!


Tuesday, May 26: DENVER


7:00 p.m. — Tattered Cover (Colfax), 2526 East Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80206. Reading/talk, Q&A, book signing.


Wednesday, May 27: BOULDER


7:30 p.m. — Boulder Bookstore, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder, CO...

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“Killing isn't free. It takes something out of you every time you do it. You get their life; they get a piece of your soul. It's always a trade.”
Paolo Bacigalupi, Ship Breaker

“I'm a chess piece. A pawn,' she said. 'I can be sacrificed, but I cannot be captured. To be captured would be the end of the game.”
Paolo Bacigalupi, Ship Breaker

“We are nature. Our every tinkering is nature, our every biological striving. We are what we are, and the world is ours. We are its gods. Your only difficulty is your unwillingness to unleash your potential fully upon it.”
Paolo Bacigalupi, The Windup Girl

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