Monday, March 08, 2010

O You Lucky Brits!



Oh to be in England now that This Is Not a Game is there!

Yes! The British paperback of TINAG is now available!

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6 Comments:

Blogger Michael Grosberg said...

You don't get a second life... That's a GOOD tagline.

2:06 AM  
Blogger Ken Thomas said...

Good looking cover, too.

9:09 AM  
Blogger Dave Bishop said...

This Brit has, of course, read it. I bought the large format pb with the, not very distinguished, silver cover (fortunately the contents were highly distinguished).

11:49 AM  
Blogger Matt said...

Congratulations!

Do the Brits edit American books the way American publishers edit British books? I know I am often annoyed at many of the changes made by American publishers and would rather read the original, British slang and all. Besides, I think colour should be spelled with a "u" anyway.

Anyway, if they do edit it, what sort of changes are made?

3:50 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yep, I'm another Brit who bought an import copy - nowadays it's often cheaper to buy a second hand US copy and pay postage than to buy in the UK. I'd rather buy a new UK copy, but not if I have to wait for this kind of delay.

7:31 AM  
Blogger dubjay said...

How the Brits edit American books depends on how much time and money they want to spend. Some publishers have given me a careful copy-edit in which all American usage is changed to British, and some British publishers just buy the American plates and print the American version with the copyright notice changed.

Anon, I can understand you buying a foreign edition if money or timing considerations are a factor, but please bear in mind that if you buy a =used= edition of any kind, I receive no money!

Kindly send me a couple bucks, okay?

9:39 PM  

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