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A quick and dirty guide to the Matt Ruff oeuvre, or, what to read after you’ve read Lovecraft Country

I’ve gotten a number of requests from readers who’ve finished Lovecraft Country and want to know which of my novels they should try next. Because my books are so different from one another, this is always a tough question to … Continue reading

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Also on sale this week…

In addition to 88 Names, this week brings a brand new audiobook edition of my 2008 novel Bad Monkeys, narrated by Gary Tiedemann, Emily Woo Zeller, and Greg Tremblay. You can find it in these online stores: Apple • Audible … Continue reading

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The Drax Files Radio Hour

 For those of you who missed the livestream, the recording of my appearance on the Drax Files Radio Hour in VR is now up on YouTube. (Note: The show starts at the 5 minute mark, and due to a … Continue reading

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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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