Thursday, January 21, 2010

Distraction Abroad

My other little baby is going abroad.

In May 2010, Distraction will be published in the UK and USA by Acumen. It will be part of their 'Art of Living' series, edited by public philosopher and author Mark Vernon.

So if you're in Europe or America, and you'd like a newly-jacketed, revised Distraction, try all good bookstores in Spring.

10 comments:

simmone said...

congratulations!I will look - though I have to say I love the oz cover. Just looking at it gives me that darting feeling...

Rachel Power said...

Bravo! That's really big news. On your way to worldwide distraction...

andres-kabel said...

Fantastic news! Hope it sells a squillion . . . or at least that every one who does buy it learns as much as I did.

Elisabeth said...

Gone international, Damon. That's wonderful. Bravo.

Damon Young said...

Thank you, all. Yes, it's good news, and I'm looking forward to seeing the new cover - on far-away shelves.

Rachel Fenton said...

I'm with Simmone re the cover - if it ain't broke... - congratulations though, it's a really great achievement and I hope it brings you much success and recognition, as well as giving lots to the readers!

Damon Young said...

Thanks, Rachel.

It's standard practice to give each new foreign edition a new cover. Sometimes they get it wrong, I'm sure. But on the whole, local designers know the local 'eye'.

As it happens, I love the new cover: smart, simple and playful.

Liosis said...

Congratulations!

This sounded so appealing I decided to order it via Amazon. I love getting boxes delivered to my door. It makes the world more exciting.

Damon Young said...

Liosis - thank you.

But, but, but: you might want to wait until March! The US/UK/Canada Distraction is not on Amazon yet. (Wait until you can see the new cover.)

I hope they ship you the new one...

Liosis said...

Damon,

Yes. I realized that as soon as I ordered and went 'drat!' But then I found out that Amazon is very nice indeed and let me cancel my order in exchange for advertising at me a bit more, which is nice. I guess I'll have to wait for march -sigh-