The tactile pleasures of a book…

The author, Clay McLeod Chapman, has written this for us.

No e-reader will ever usurp the tactile pleasures of a book. A book you can pick up, feel the weight of when you hold it in your hands—even sense the slight breeze when you flip through its pages. I’ll take that simple joy over the digital blips of an iBook any day…

Clay McLeod Chapman is the creator of the rigorous storytelling session The Pumpkin Pie Show. He is the author of REST AREA, a collection of short stories, and MISS CORPUS, a novel, published by Hyperion books. He teaches writing at The Actors Studio MFA Program at Pace University.

Currently, he is writing a trilogy of children’s novels titled THE TRIBE–book one, HOMEROOM HEADHUNTERS, is slated to hit the shelves in 2013, published by Hyperion books. And his short film HENLEY is about to screen at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.


Thanks, Clay.


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