Beggars in Spain (Novella), by Kress, Nancy

Beggars in Spain may be the best SF novella that has ever been written. Since its original publishing date in 1991 it has been expanded by Kress into not only a best-selling and critically acclaimed novel, but a very successful series of books. On one level this is the story of how the world's economy is affected first by the development of a very cheap method of producing energy then by the genetic modification of humans so that they no longer need sleep. But on a more interpersonal le[…]

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