Norwescon discussion

The Windup Girl
This topic is about The Windup Girl
1 view
NWC Book Club > January 2020: The Windup Girl

Comments Showing 1-1 of 1 (1 new)    post a comment »
dateDown arrow    newest »

message 1: by Michael, NWC Goodreads Group Admin (new)

Michael Hanscom (djwudi) | 113 comments Mod
The theme this month as we start the New Year is DYSTOPIA. Let’s explore all the different ways that the world will end---fire, ice, flood, plague, or alien invasion. The possibilities are limitless.

This month let’s look at a global warming catastrophe in The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi.

Published in 2009, this novel collected Locus, Hugo, and Nebula Awards for its depiction of a ravaged 23rd century. In this future, only Thailand maintains a genetically viable crop of seeds with the rest of the world fighting over genehacked produce controlled by a handful of ill-intentioned massive corporations.

back to top