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It is a phenomenal sci-fi book and with a scientific glimpse of the real danger of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) that we are fighting today. Read morePublished 18 hours ago by chuggie
I love when an author comes along and surprises me. Its not often it happens but it did. I would never have guessed that this was Paulo's debut novel. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Marc Bedinghaus
Setting – Thailand in the not too distant future. Many countries have fallen from wars sometimes waged with gene-hacked pests and blights, but Thailand has survived due to its seed... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Michael
An alarming look into a possible future. Which may not be so far fetched.Published 7 days ago by dot11
A view of the future that may not be far off. Fascinating and frightening, Bacigalupi is a genius and a prophetPublished 13 days ago by Criksemauz
I was surprised by how impressed I was. I'm definitely buying more by this author.Published 14 days ago by Jardin Joyner
Bleak, depressing, dysfunctional future.
Yet powerfully compelling.
Paolo slowly peels this complex onion of a story revealing a complicated tangle of interrelated... Read more
The Windup Girl is a superbly crafted book placed in a future where genetic engineering has been used to change the nature of food plants and other organisms as well as to produce... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Susan H.
Good absorbing distopic novel. I know Thailand fairly well and the author has caught the Thais pretty well. The ideas on what the new biology could do ring true.Published 21 days ago by Martin Donnelly