ďA bravura performance."

LIFE AMONG GIANTS, the blog.

Almost home!

December 6, 2012

Well, this second leg of the tour started in Indianapolis. Then Purdue U. in West Lafayette, then Cinci, Dayton, West Palm, Miami, Atlanta, and back to Boston, where I picked up my car at Logan Airport and headed for Andover Books, event tonight!

First leg of tour complete

November 23, 2012

First leg of book tour is complete! And what a big time, exhausting. For photos and impressions, go to www.billanddavescocktailhour.com, this date.

Type in the title of the blog post here

October 4, 2012

Tags: Bob Edwards, Bob Edwards PRI, Bob edwards XM

News that I'll be interviewed by Bob Edwards on his PRI show. This gets taped in advance and will play near pub date in November. Details to come!

First copy!

September 29, 2012

Tags: bill roorbach, algonquin books, life among giants

First copy has arrived! I feel like a particularly difficult and aimless kid has gone off to college and then grad school and come back polished and secure, with an Argentinian girlfriend and excellent job prospects.

Telephone

September 28, 2012

Tags: bill and dave's cocktail hour, translation

Check out Bill and Dave's Cocktail Hour (www.billanddave'scocktailhour.com/telephone) today: I ran paragraph two of the book through various translations engines. Something was lost, something gained.

Here it comes!

September 27, 2012

Tags: life among giants, bill roorbach, writer, novels, novel, book blog, fiction blog, algonquin books

I just got my first copies of LIFE AMONG GIANTS from the publisher. It's a beautiful object, the kind of book, my agent says, that people are going to want to own. It's an exciting and slightly harrowing time: the book is written, the publicity is in progress, the tour is coming soon. I'm already worn out! But I'll remember, when people ask how the book is doing, to say: "The book is doing fine! It was great when I wrote it, and it's still great now!" Reviews, sales, media, all that good stuff: that's just gravy. I hope!