Beggars and Choosers

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Kress returns to the world of [i]Beggars in Spain[/i] to tell a new tale in an America of the future, strangely altered by genetic modifications. Wracked by the results of irresponsible genetic research and nanotechnology and overburdened by a population of jobless drones, the whole world is on the edge of collapse. Who will save it? And for whom? Nominated for Nebula and Hugo awards for Best Novel in 1995.

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Nancy Kress One of the brightest representatives of modern American "soft" (in other words, humanitarian) science fiction, Nancy Kress was born in 1948 in Buffalo (New York) and graduated from the University of Plattsburgh ... After working for some time in an advertising agency, Kress completely switched to literary activity in the mid-1970s. Her first publication was the short story Wandering On Earth (1976), and her first novel was The Prince of the Morning Bells (1981). Genuine recognition came to the writer after the release of the novel "Alien World" (1988). The first novel of the trilogy about "Sleepless" - "Beggars in Spain" (1991) - brought the author a bunch of top awards: "Hugo", "Nebula" and the French Imaginaire Award. Over the following years, two more trilogies were released - "Crossfire" and the second: "Probabilistic Moon" (2000), "Probable Sun" (2001) and "Probabilistic Space" (2002); the last novel was awarded the John Campbell Memorial Prize. Peru Kress own...

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Nancy Kress One of the brightest representatives of modern American "soft" (in other words, humanitarian) science fiction, Nancy Kress was born in 1948 in Buffalo (New York) and graduated from the University of Plattsburgh ... After working for some time in an advertising agency, Kress completely switched to literary activity in the mid-1970s. Her first publication was the short story Wandering On Earth (1976), and her first novel was The Prince of the Morning Bells (1981). Genuine recognition came to the writer after the release of the novel "Alien World" (1988). The first novel of the trilogy about "Sleepless" - "Beggars in Spain" (1991) - brought the author a bunch of top awards: "Hugo", "Nebula" and the French Imaginaire Award. Over the following years, two more trilogies were released - "Crossfire" and the second: "Probabilistic Moon" (2000), "Probable Sun" (2001) and "Probabilistic Space" (2002); the last novel was awarded the John Campbell Memorial Prize. Peru Kress owns 10 more single novels and 80 short stories and novellas, the best of which made up three collections. In the collection of literary trophies Nancy Kress two more "Nebula" awards - for the story "Far from all these bright stars" (1985) and for the short story "Flowers of Aulit Prison" (1996); the latter also won the Theodore Sturgeon Prize. Nancy Kress is the author of two popular science books: Beginnings, Middle and Ends (1993) and Dynamic Characters (1998). In 1998, Nancy Kress remarried a colleague in writing, the famous science fiction writer and scientist Charles Sheffield, and after his death in 2002 she returned to her native state of New York to be closer to her adult children.