The very first copy.

Yesterday, the postman delivered the very first copy of Mr Rosenblum’s List. It’s an actual proper book. In hardback. With my name on. I placed it on the shelf in the sitting-room amongst the proper books by real authors (hoping they wouldn’t pick on him). I feel slightly dazed. I’ve seen proofs and typeset manuscripts and cover roughs and back copy blurb, but nothing quite prepares you for seeing your story bound into an actual book.

Mr Rosenblum's List - Australian Hardback

This the edition that will be sold in Australia and New Zealand…

hmmn... is it too late to change that sentence?

I’ve done a couple of interviews now — one last week with an Australian paper. I feel amazed at how Jack and Sadie’s story has traveled. It is so lovely that people so far away want to read a love story about a short, middle-aged man and his roundish wife…

And, if any of you are in London, I’m doing my very first book event, which will be at Jewish Book Week on March 2nd, at 5.30pm in Bloomsbury. It’s free and un-ticketed and you will be able to get an early copy of Mr R…

http://www.jewishbookweek.com/2010/mr-rosenblums-list.php

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2 responses to “The very first copy.

  1. Natasha i am so thrilled for you, the most enormous congratulations on your first book being published. Will it be sold in the UK too as i would love to read it. XXX

  2. natashasolomons

    Hey Freya

    Lovely to hear from you. Yes, it’s published in the UK on the first of April. Having a launch in Dorset if you’re around?

    xx
    n

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