If you are a book reviewer or blogger or interested technologist who would like to review the innovative new App for the Pulitzer Prize 2011 / NBCC Award 2011-winning novel A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan, we have a limited number of Promo Codes available to send you which will allow you to download a free copy of the App.
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Why did we create a special edition app for A Visit from the Goon Squad?
As the most structurally interesting, (not to mention breathtakingly good) novel of 2010, we decided that publishing a special electronic edition of the book, making use of all of the technical wizardry possible on new tablet devices and smartphones was too good an opportunity to pass up.
A Visit from the Goon Squad is a work of art; both a timeless American novel, and an audaciously interlocking collection of short stories, weaving together themes of time and memory, music, art and technology with bravura style and a symphony of unforgettable voices. We hope that the unique features of this special edition do justice to the book and provide a singular reading experience, allowing readers to approach it in new and interesting ways.
Some screenshots of the special edition of A Visit from the Goon Squad:
Some features of the special edition of A Visit from the Goon Squad:
- A ‘sentence-by-sentence’ audio sync with the highly acclaimed audiobook produced by BBC Audiobooks America
- A unique visual navigation menu that allows readers to reorder the chapters of the book
- Liner Notes – exclusive audio, video and written content for each chapter
- Exclusive chapter artwork
- Social option – share an excerpt of each chapter on your Facebook wall
- Suggested listening: for every music artist that inspired or features in the novel