Big news — House Guests, House Pests is now out of print as a hardback. I should know, I have just acquired the last remaining stocks. It’s still out there as a paperback, but for the true bibliophile it’s a hardback or nothing.
£15 all in, but soon to be collector’s item.
So roll up, please, and if you need the hardback email me an order to firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll get right on it.
The cover price (previously £16.99) is, for a short time, specially reduced to £15, and second class postage to UK addresses is also now included. All copies can be signed by the author, although as is well known, it is the rare unsigned copies you should look out for.
From one height of smugness to another. A couple of days after an advance copy of the book plonked through the letterbox, this splendid book review appeared in BBC Wildlife. Book of the month, no less.
Sometimes good things get added to the to-do list.
I wasn’t expecting this quite yet — an advance copy ahead of publication in February, so am feeling very smug.
One person’s irritating larder infestation is another’s amusing after-dinner anecdote.
Most of the after-dinner anecdotes are my own infestations; I would never mock anyone else’s house cleanliness. Although only a minor part of the book, the identification guide, more a rogues’ gallery of usual suspects, has 144 entries — one gross, how cool is that coincidence?