Pump Six and Other Stories (Paperback)

By Paolo Bacigalupi

Night Shade, 9781597802024, 248pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2010

Other Editions of This Title:
MP3 CD (9/1/2015)
Hardcover (2/1/2008)
Compact Disc (9/1/2015)
MP3 CD (12/1/2010)
MP3 CD (12/1/2010)
Compact Disc (12/1/2010)
Compact Disc (12/1/2010)

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  • Contains works about mind pump, village pump, monster pump, mind pump media, bull pump, orbit USA pump, and other pumps books
  • Debut collection of Nebula award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Demonstrates the power and range of the science fiction short story

From the author of the Ship Breaker Series comes a collection of eleven short science fiction stories. Social criticism, environmental advocacy, and political parable are at the core of Paolo’s work. Each tale is simultaneously a warning and a celebration of the tragic comedy that is the human experience. These eleven stories represent the best of Bacigalupi’s work. They include the Hugo nominee “Yellow Card Man,” the Sturgeon Award-winning story “The Calorie Man,” and the Nebula- and Hugo-nominated story “The People of Sand and slag.” Readers of Ted Chiang and Kelly Link will enjoy this collection.

Skyhorse Publishing, under our Night Shade and Talos imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of titles for readers interested in science fiction (space opera, time travel, hard SF, alien invasion, near-future dystopia), fantasy (grimdark, sword and sorcery, contemporary urban fantasy, steampunk, alternative history), and horror (zombies, vampires, and the occult and supernatural), and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller, a national bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, we are committed to publishing quality books from a diverse group of authors.