Book Discussion - The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi


Tuesday, October 8, 2019
7:00pm to 8:00pm

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  • So & So Books, 704 North Person Street, Raleigh, NC 27604

Event Description

Join Dr. Fred Gould, University Distinguished Professor of Entomology at NC State, for a discussion of biopunk sci-fi cult classic The Windup Girl.  The novel, which won the 2010 Nebula and Hugo Awards for best novel, explores questions like, “what happens when calories become currency?” and “what happens when bio-terrorism becomes a tool for corporate profits?”

This discussion is in conjunction with Art’s Work/Genetic Futures art-science exhibition organized by the NC State University Libraries and GES Center.

Contact Information

Marian Fragola

Admission Information

Free and open to the public.


If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Marian Fragola at or 919-513-3481 to arrange services. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs​.

"The Windup Girl" by Paolo Bacigalupi