May/June 2012: THE NEW YORKER serialized “Black Box,” Jennifer Egan’s short story, on Twitter
Tweeting happened from 8:00-9:00pm, from 5/24-6/2 @NYerFiction.
Jennifer Egan’s explanation of why and how she chose to write “Black Box” is here.
The story appeared in print in the NEW YORKER fiction issue–on stands Monday, May 28th.
May 2012: GOON SQUAD was one of 10 Finalists for the IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award
Dec, 2011: GOON SQUAD was second “most chosen” fiction in the UK for 2011
End-of-Year love for GOON SQUAD in 2011
Though it came out in 2010, GOON SQUAD still made some “Best of 2011″ reading lists in North America: Newsweek/The Daily Beast, The Vancouver Sun, and the Atlantic Monthly.
Nov, 2011: GOON SQUAD Chosen as Amazon UK’s #2 Book of 2011
Nov, 2011: GOON SQUAD shortlisted for the 2011 Irish Book Awards
You can find the list here.
Nov, 2011: GOON SQUAD wins Galaxy National Book Award’s 2011 International Author of the Year Award
May 2011: GOON SQUAD Wins the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction!
April 2011: GOON SQUAD wins the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction!
New "Special Edition" App (excluding the US and Canada) available for GOON SQUAD
It includes (in App language): full text and audiobook sync, exclusive chapter artwork, exclusive audio, video and author content, unique interactive reading navigation. It also includes the color version of the PowerPoint below (scroll down). Investigate it Here.
March 2011: A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD wins the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction
March 2011: GOON SQUAD is a Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
GOON SQUAD makes some superb "Best of" lists for 2010!!!
Ron Charles-Top Five
Laura Miller for Salon.com-Top Five
EMusic-#1 Audiobook of 2010
Miami Herald-Top Six
WNYC Soundcheck-Top Five Books About Music
Great Rock and Roll Pauses
Great Rock and Roll Pauses by Alison Blake
Some slides have audio. Be sure your speakers are on and “play” button is activated to hear it.
Listen to a playlist for A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD on 8-Tracks here.