Gorgeous book trailer for Paolo Bacigalupi's "Ship Breaker"

Concept artist Diego Gonzalez created tons of art based on Paolo Bacigalupi's dystopian young adult novel Ship Breaker, and now he's edited it together into a harrowing, intense trailer. It will make the novel's environmental collapse feel all too real. » 4/05/11 8:30am 4/05/11 8:30am

Paolo Bacigalupi, Karen Tei Yamashita nominated for National Book Awards

Paolo Bacigalupi continues his incredible awards sweep: His young-adult novel Ship Breaker was nominated for a National Book Award for young people's literature. Also nominated, for fiction: magical realism/science fiction maven Karen Tei Yamashita, for I Hotel. [L.A. Times] » 10/13/10 1:00pm 10/13/10 1:00pm

Paolo Bacigalupi's "Ship Breaker" imagines the polluted future of the…

Set in a climate-changed future, Ship Breaker is the first young adult novel from Windup Girl author Paolo Bacigalupi. It's about a boy who scavenges abandoned tankers for cash, struggling to survive in a world of indentured servitude and bioengineering. » 6/02/10 3:00pm 6/02/10 3:00pm