The Water Knife

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The Water Knife
Author Paolo Bacigalupi
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction, biopunk
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)

The Water Knife is a 2015 novel by Paolo Bacigalupi.[1][2][3][4][excessive citations] It is Bacigalupi's sixth novel. It takes place in the near-future southwestern United States, where drought has devastated the country.


  1. ^ Heller, Jason (28 May 2015). "'The Water Knife' Cuts Deep". NPR. Retrieved 19 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Hamilton, Denise (21 May 2015). "Review Amid a real drought, thriller 'Water Knife' cuts to the quick". LA Times. Retrieved 19 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Tobar, Hector (28 May 2015). "Imagining a thirsty future in Paolo Bacigalupi's 'The Water Knife'". Washington Post. Retrieved 19 July 2015. 
  4. ^ Burdick, Dave (5 June 2015). "Book review: "The Water Knife," by Paolo Bacigalupi". Retrieved 19 July 2015.