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Paolo Bacigalupi


Paolo Bacigalupi

Paolo Bacigalupi is the New York Times bestselling author of THE WINDUP GIRL, SHIP BREAKER, THE DROWNED CITIES, ZOMBIE BASEBALL BEATDOWN, THE DOUBT FACTORY, THE WATER KNIFE, PLUMP SIX AND OTHER STORIES and THE TANGLED LANDS. His writing has appeared in WIRED, High Country News, Salon, OnEarth Magazine, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine. He has won the Michael L. Printz, Locus, Hugo, Nebula, Compton Crook and John W. Campbell awards.

Paolo Bacigalupi

Books by Paolo Bacigalupi

by Paolo Bacigalupi - Fantasy, Fiction

In Navola, a bustling city-state, business is power, and power is everything. For generations, the di Regulai family --- merchant bankers with a vast empire --- has nurtured tendrils that stretch to the farthest reaches of the known world. Soon, Davico di Regulai will be expected to take the reins of power from his father and demonstrate his mastery of the games of Navolese diplomacy: knowing who to trust and who to doubt, and how to read what lies hidden behind a smile. As tensions rise and the events unfold, Davico will be tested to his limits. His fate depends on the eldritch dragon relic and on what lies buried in the heart of his adopted sister, Celia di Balcosi, whose own family was destroyed by Nalova’s twisted politics. With echoes of Renaissance Italy, The Godfather and Game of Thrones, Navola is a stunning feat of world-building and a mesmerizing depiction of drive and will.

by Paolo Bacigalupi and Tobias S. Buckell - Dystopian, Fantasy, Fiction

Khaim, The Blue City, is the last remaining city in a crumbled empire that overly relied upon magic until it became toxic. It is run by a tyrant known as The Jolly Mayor and his devious right hand, the last archmage in the world. Together they try to collect all the magic for themselves so they can control the citizens of the city. But when their decadence reaches new heights and begins to destroy the environment, the people stage an uprising to stop them. In four interrelated parts, THE TANGLED LANDS is an evocative and epic story of resistance and heroic sacrifice in the twisted remains surrounding the last great city of Khaim.

by Paolo Bacigalupi - Fiction, Science Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

The American Southwest has been decimated by drought. Nevada and Arizona skirmish over dwindling shares of the Colorado River, while California watches, deciding if it should just take the whole river all for itself. Into the fray steps Las Vegas water knife Angel Velasquez. Detective, assassin and spy, Angel “cuts” water for the Southern Nevada Water Authority and its boss, Catherine Case, ensuring that her lush, luxurious arcology developments can bloom in the desert and that anyone who challenges her is left in the gutted-suburban dust. When rumors of a game-changing water source surface in Phoenix, Angel is sent to investigate.