Thursday, April 15, 2010

Catch a Wave and You’re Sitting on Top of the World

The Pulitzer Prize for fiction was recently awarded to Tinkers, by Paul Harding.  Via Like Fire, I learned this:

Tinkers, especially, flew in under the radar. It came out as a paperback original, with hardcover copies printed only after Powell’s Books requested a hardcover run for its Indiespensable subscription club.

And that’s pretty much what I expect in the future.  Books will come out in paperback and digital versions.  If someone needs them in hardback for some reason, a limited run of hardbacks will be done.

It’s the wave of the future. 

Now, does anyone KNOW anything about this book?  Have you read it?  I’ve never heard of it before this.