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not in london

A little story about weather and travel: Last year on October 29th I was supposed to be flying from Toronto to New York and then there was a blizzard. I actually got on the plane which was supposed to land at 1pm, but instead circled and circled and was then diverted to Connecticut and then […]

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pumpkin and also places i will be soon

This is the aforementioned fantastic pumpkin that I did not yet have a photograph of when it was mentioned afore, and now I do and you can see what a fantastic pumpkin it is. Also pictured are some pumpkiny friends and a very melty beeswax candle. The fantastic pumpkin may possibly become a jack-o-lantern but […]

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here, there, everywhere (but not really in Chicago)

I keep unintentionally neglecting the blog because I have been a whirlwind of travel lately and spent most of last week not knowing what time it was. I went to Naperville, Illinois for a fantastic bookstore event, and then spent a day running around various nearby Illinois locations for Fox Valley Reads which was a […]

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portrait of the author levitating an apple

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fall 2012 schedule

Since I am terrible about reminders regarding such things, here is my fall schedule of appearances: Friday October 5th, 2012 JP Reads One City One Book 7:00pm The Footlight Club, Jamaica Plain, MA Wednesday October 10th, 2012 7:00pm Anderson’s Bookshop Naperville/Reading & Signing 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, Illinois 60540 Thursday October 11th, 2012 7:00pm- […]

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bookaversary thank you

A year ago today The Night Circus was published, official US publication date and all. I suppose that makes this some sort of book birthdayaversarysomething. (I remain inordinately fond of the number 13.) I am still in a little bit of disbelief that it’s even a proper book. You would think that would have sunk […]

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quick post with books & socks!

I am in NYC at the moment, but on Monday I spent the day being herded around eastern Massachusetts to sign stock at several different bookstores. So if you would like a signed paperback of The Night Circus they can be found at: Harvard Books in Cambridge Porter Square Books in Cambridge The Concord Bookshop […]

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photographic evidence of aforementioned epic paperback book launch party

      Thank you all for joining in the fantabulousness! Endless gratitude to everyone at Brookline Booksmith, especially the wonderful and dapper Evan, and everyone from the Huffington Post Books team, particularly the dashing and becaped (which is not a word, but he did have a cape) Andrew, and of course, the incomparable Walter […]

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come one, come all…

Brookline Booksmith Tuesday July 3rd, beginning at 5 o’clock in the evening The Night Circus paperback release extravaganza featuring music by Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys (this will very likely be epic.)

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this is not a proper ALA recap because I’ve lost all concept of time

This past weekend (how is it Thursday already?) I was in Anaheim for ALA. I have not yet reacclimated to east coast time, not that I ever acclimated to west coast time, since I kept waking up at odd hours of the night while I was there. I would love for this to be a […]

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