Monday, March 05, 2007
Beginning tomorrow, 3/6, and running fourteen days through 3/19, Justina Robson's magnificent sci-fantasy novel Keeping It Real (Quantum Gravity, Book 1) will be on a "quality paperback table" in every Borders Books store in the US. This is a table display with other books and, I believe, we're talking outside the SF section and mixed with general fiction. I've very excited (very!) by this promotion and very curious to see how it goes. (That a major media outlet is publishing a review of Keeping It Real three days into this effort doesn't hurt either - nice coincidence that!)
So, the fact that there isn't a Borders Books in my entire state is a bit of a downer. In view of this, I would very much appreciate hearing of any and all sightings in various Borders around the US of A. Please let me know where you saw the book, how it was displayed, how many were on hand, what you thought of it, etc... I'd love to post some pictures to this and the Pyr blog too, so feel free to put those digital camera phones to good use and email me the results!
Update: And just in time for the promotion, Justina Robson writes to let me know she has a brand new livejournal blog, beginning with a thoughtful entry on writing for elves and fairies and the snobbery of the literary elite. Everybody go check it out.