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Author photo. Paolo Bacigalupi at the 2012 Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas, United States.

Paolo Bacigalupi at the 2012 Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas, United States.

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Paolo Bacigalupi won the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, Compton Crook, and John W. Campbell Memorial Awards for his debut novel, The Windup Girl, which was published in 2009. His short story collection Pump Six and Other Stories was a 2008 Locus Award winner for Best Collection and his young adult novel Ship Breaker won the Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature and was finalist for the National Book Award. His work has also appeared in High Country News, Salon.com, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Windup Girl 5,606 copies, 278 reviews
Ship Breaker 3,153 copies, 218 reviews
The Water Knife 1,528 copies, 89 reviews
Pump Six and Other Stories 1,054 copies, 46 reviews
The Drowned Cities 1,005 copies, 66 reviews
The Alchemist 326 copies, 19 reviews
The Doubt Factory 276 copies, 18 reviews
The Tangled Lands 246 copies, 8 reviews
Tool of War (Ship Breaker) 202 copies, 11 reviews
Zombie Baseball Beatdown 190 copies, 20 reviews
The Alchemist / The Executioness (Author) 44 copies, 7 reviews
The Calorie Man (novelette) 30 copies, 5 reviews
The Fluted Girl (novelette) 26 copies, 2 reviews
Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse (Contributor) 1,393 copies, 47 reviews
Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories (Contributor) 459 copies, 18 reviews
Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology (Contributor) 350 copies, 6 reviews
The End is Nigh (Contributor) 237 copies, 12 reviews
Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales (Contributor) 217 copies, 13 reviews
Epic: Legends of Fantasy (Contributor) 162 copies, 3 reviews
Twenty-First Century Science Fiction (Contributor) 162 copies, 4 reviews
Wastelands 2: More Stories of the Apocalypse (Contributor) 155 copies, 4 reviews
Year's Best SF 14 (Contributor) 154 copies
Nebula Awards Showcase 2011 (Contributor) 135 copies, 2 reviews
Diverse Energies (Contributor) 128 copies, 10 reviews
Fast Forward 1: Future Fiction from the Cutting Edge (Contributor) 127 copies, 5 reviews
Logorrhea: Good Words Make Good Stories (Contributor) 116 copies, 1 review
Science Fiction: The Best of 2003 (Contributor) 113 copies, 4 reviews
Science Fiction: The Best of 2004 (Contributor) 93 copies, 3 reviews
After the End: Recent Apocalypses (Contributor) 75 copies, 5 reviews
Fast Forward 2 (Contributor) 64 copies, 2 reviews
Future Tense Fiction: Stories of Tomorrow (Contributor) 44 copies, 3 reviews
Cyber World: Tales of Humanity's Tomorrow (Contributor) 23 copies, 3 reviews
We, Robots (Contributor) 13 copies
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 60 • May 2015 (Excerpt, some editions) 11 copies, 1 review
Pwning Tomorrow (Contributor) 10 copies
Vital: The Future of Healthcare (Contributor) 8 copies, 1 review
Futuredaze²: Reprise (Contributor) 4 copies

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