Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Ala Moana Center
Below is a photograph of
Vinny’s youngest fan in Honolulu, Melissa Murphy. Melissa’s photo seen below was
taken by her father, Honolulu lawyer John Murphy.
They’ve tracked down a
copy of The Risk of Infidelity Index As a result, I will be sending along a signed complimentary
copy of The Big Weird to John, to hold in trust, for the benefit
of his daughter, and to sell on her 18th birthday, at which time the value of
said book should be (in a perfectly ordered universe) sufficient to fund her
Meanwhile, if you are in a bookstore, take along your digital camera
or video camera and do some investigative work. If you photograph or video a
copy of the Atlantic Monthly Press edition of RISK inside the bookstore, either
with you holding it, or your spouse, child, friend, neighborhood drinking buddy,
karate instructor or tax advisor, (or even better) with a member of the
bookstore staff, then I will be send you a signed complimentary copy of The Big Weird
for your own personal investment portfolio. Be sure to include the name
and location the bookstore where you’ve taken the photograph. And make certain
that you have the permission of the person(s) in the picture! There will also be
a grand prize winner who will receive a signed and numbered a free copy of the
Edition of A Killing Smile (US$275.00).
The grand prize winner and
the winning digital photograph or video will be announced on 14th February 2008.