The main thing is this: My first novel,
The Unknowns, comes out on July 2 from Little, Brown.
Look, it got a starred review from Publishers Weekly.
So theoretically this page is supposed to turn into an “author site” soon. A crude little animation based on imagery from the book jacket, a photo of me looking pensive but good-humored, and then, you know ... that menubar? With those tabs?
- The Author
- The Book
- Latest News
- Where to Buy
- “Connect” or something
Because this website is my home.
Gabriel Roth is exactly like everyone else who has ever written a book—expensively educated, heavily therapized, with a tendency to oscillate between neurosis and narcissism—but maybe a bit older and more disappointed.
[List of every job he has ever held, no matter how briefly, TK here]
[Joke about writing about himself in the third person TK here]
He lives in Brooklyn.
Meet TK. He's in an apparently stable situation. But when he meets [love interest/
I’ll be reading at Borders in San Luis Obispo next Wednesday, July 12 2009, at 6 p.m. If you happen to live in the Central Coast area, and have access to a time machine, come on down!
Hope you’re getting to spend some time with those you love. Here’s to a great 2008!
Sorry I haven’t updated this blog in a while. Remember to vote Kerry/Edwards on Tuesday! You can make a difference!
Um, is there a bookstore near where you are? Not sure? Maybe you know of an online retailer that will sell you this and other books. No? So you are somehow looking at an “author site” in your internet web browser on your computer and yet you have no idea where to buy a book. That’s interesting.
Try Google. Go to Google and type “Buy books” into the Google box. Maybe they’ll know.
This is the worst. It’s not that I’m not anxious about whether people like me—good lord no—but do we have to literally give them a button saying “Like Gabriel Roth”? Does that feel kind of needy and desperate to anyone else?
So watch for that!