Beggars in Spain: The Original Novella by Nancy Kress
Approx. 28,690 words.
Published on July 17, 2012 by
Leisha Camden is a genetically engineered “Sleepless” whose ability to stay awake all the time has made her more productive. Genetic modifications have also given the “Sleepless” a higher IQ and may even make them immortal. But will they be hunted down as freaks by a world that has grown wary of its newest creation?