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The Verge Book Club Podcast: 'Ship Breaker' with Paolo Bacigalupi

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September's book club was Ship Breaker, a young adult novel set in a world ravaged by the effects of global warming. It's a fast-paced, thoughtful story about family, environmental disaster, and parasailing clipper ships. A month later, Adi and Laura sat down with the book's author, Paolo Bacigalupi. Among other things, Bacigalupi is known for The Windup Girl, which won the Hugo and Nebula awards for best novel in 2009 and was named one of the top ten fiction books of the year by Time magazine.

With October almost behind us, we'll be meeting again soon to discuss Doctor Sleep, and there's still time to vote for our November pick.

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