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Ask Me Anything on February 14

On Tuesday, February 14, the same day the Lovecraft Country trade paperback goes on sale, I’ll be doing an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit. The AMA starts at noon EST (the page will open for questions about an hour … Continue reading

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Bad Monkeys ebook on sale through 2/13

Just a quick heads up that the U.S. ebook edition of Bad Monkeys is on sale for $1.99 through February 13. More info about the novel and links to various ebook sellers can be found here.

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Styxxoplix and Scary Clowns

On Friday I did a call-in interview with the Styxxoplix Show in Fort Wayne, Indiana. You can listen to it here, or catch it on WELT 95.7 FM in Fort Wayne tonight at 6. One of the many subjects we … Continue reading

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#slatepitches

For those of you seeking a distraction from the election coverage, Slate Book Review just posted “The Funniest Living Writers Choose the Funniest Books in the World.” It’s a literary daisy chain: They asked Maria Semple, whose novel Today Will … Continue reading

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Margot Robbie to star in adaptation of “Bad Monkeys”

Some great news that I’ve been sitting on for months finally went public last night: Universal Pictures has optioned the rights to Bad Monkeys, with Margot Robbie set to both produce and star in the film. I am incredibly psyched. … Continue reading

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The Bad Monkeys movie & TV rights are back on the market

That kitchen-timer ding you may have heard from the direction of L.A. last month was the sound of the existing Bad Monkeys television option expiring. The film and TV rights have now reverted to me and are once again available. … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2012

Paul Constant, who is nominally the Books Editor for the Seattle Stranger — though lately his duties seem to have expanded to writing half the content of the paper — invited me to contribute to the annual Regrets Issue, in … Continue reading

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Bad Monkeys ebook just 99 cents this month

As part of their January “Steals & Deals” promo, HarperCollins has dropped the price of the Bad Monkeys ebook edition to just 99 cents. The discount price—which should cover all ebook formats, including Kindle, Nook, Google eBooks, and Apple iBooks—will … Continue reading

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Maybe I should have patented the idea

One of the Panopticon surveillance devices mentioned in Bad Monkeys is something called a Library Binding, which can be installed or implanted in a book (the exact nature of the mechanism is never described) and that, among other things, maintains … Continue reading

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Someone cue the Vapors

Just in time for Christmas, the Japanese translation of Bad Monkeys:

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