Winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards for best novel, Paolo Bacigalupi writes a completely new and intriguing world. Set in a time where calories are the currency, Anderson Lake is AgriGen's Calorie Man, sent to work undercover as a factory manager in Thailand while combing Bangkok's street markets in search of foodstuffs thought to be extinct, hoping to reap the bounty of history's lost calories. He meets Emiko, a human who's... not so human.
The Windup Girl is a fantastic exploration of the future, of what's important to us, of evolution and of humanity. Where do we draw the line, and if we cross it, what are the consequences?