A Rogue Librarian's Reading List

{September 11, 2012}   A Story a Day – Day 4

For my forth story, I have one by the amazing Paolo Bacigalupi, author of Ship Breaker and Drowned Cities. It is as dark and horrible as his novels.

4 – Small Offerings by Paolo Bacigalupi

  • In a near future where the world is so polluted that people wear filter masks and people’s bodies are so toxic that they can’t give birth to healthy children, Lily offers horrific prenatal care to women who hope to give birth despite her moral concern. Chilling.

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