Category Archives: Special Edition App

X’s and O’s

6  X’s and O’s Here’s how it started: I was sitting on a bench in Tompkins Square Park reading a copy of Spin I’d swiped from Hudson News, observing East Village females crossing the park on their way home from … Continue reading

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You (Plural)

5 You (Plural) It’s all still there: the pool with its blue and yellow tiles from Portugal, water laughing softly down a black stone wall. The house is the same, except quiet. The quiet makes no sense. Nerve gas? Overdoses? … Continue reading

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Goon Squad review on Futurebook

 FutureBook, the Bookseller-associated digital publishing blog, have published a great review by Alastair Horne of  A Visit from the Goon Squad: The Special Edition App. The novel has received great critical acclaim and recognition from many quarters culminating in the Pulitzer … Continue reading

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Safari

4 Safari I. Grass   ‘Remember, Charlie? In Hawaii? When we went to the beach at night and it started to rain?’ Rolph is talking to his older sister, Charlene, who despises her real name. But because they’re crouched around a … Continue reading

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Ask Me If I Care

3 Ask Me If I Care Late at night, when there’s nowhere left to go, we go to Alice’s house. Scotty drives his pickup, two of us squeezed in front with him blasting bootleg tapes of the Stranglers, the Nuns, … Continue reading

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Goon Squad App – available for review

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 … Continue reading

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My New York: Jennifer Egan on East River Park on the Lower East Side

Jennifer Egan on New York’s East River, running and writing. Video courtesy of The Daily Beast’s collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting in New York City, we sit down with acclaimed author Jennifer Egan. Egan, author … Continue reading

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