Saturday, September 20, 2008

Ready . . . Aim . . . Fired Up!

Edinburgh's Canongate Publisher, Jamie Byng, yesterday announced the prestigious house just scooped the rights to Australian singer-songwriter Nick Cave's second novel, The Death of Bunny Munroe, "a multi-media package" slated to appear Fall 2009. (Cave's début, now considered a cult classic, And the Ass Saw the Angel, flew off bookstore shelves in 1989.)

Canongate plans a multimedia launch, with an audiobook narrated by Cave and an e-book — featuring a "soundscape" — launching simultaneously. A signed and numbered limited edition will also be available.

And, speaking of Canongate, visit its portal page, itself a thing of beauty (or a 'site for soar eyes); F5's your friend, hit it again and again:

"A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world."
— Oscar Wilde

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