Recommended by Bertalan Meskó, and 1 others. See all reviews

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Autonomous features a rakish female pharmaceutical pirate named Jack who traverses the world in her own submarine. A notorious anti-patent scientist who has styled herself as a Robin Hood heroine fighting to bring cheap drugs to the poor, Jack’s latest drug is leaving a trail of lethal overdoses across what used to be North America—a drug that compels people to become addicted to their work.

On Jack’s trail are an unlikely pair: an emotionally shut-down military agent and his partner, Paladin, a young military robot, who fall in love against all expectations....

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Bertalan Meskó From time to time, I come across an amazing science fiction book that depicts ethical issues and potential dangers we might face in the future so well that it's just worth the time. Autonomous by Annalee Newitz is just like that. #book #reading #read #sciencefiction #scifi (Source)

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