L’il Cayenne drew a name out of a hat last night, and the randomly selected winner of a FREE super-deluxe Canadian edition of Steven Hall’s The Raw Shark Texts is…..Frank. Frank we’ll be contacting you to arrange delivery.
The blog Largehearted boy has a regular feature called Book Notes. The idea is to have authors write about the songs that they feel relates to their recently published books. It’s a great idea, and I’m completely green with envy for not coming up with it myself. The most recent Book Notes features Steven Hall. Hall says that he’s compiled “a list of songs that helped me find and hold onto the mood of the story and songs which I’ve heard since which feel very close to what I was trying to get down on paper.”
Lastly, I wanted to update everyone on the outcome of our post “The Fruits of Slander.” Steven Hall offered to send us a special “kitten blood edition” after our delicate sensibilities were offended (wrongly, as it turns out) on behalf of bloggers everywhere. I’m here to report that Mr. Hall is not only a man of his word, but a friend to bloggers big and small – a gentleman and a scholar. Here’s what the signature page of the special kitten blood edition looks like: