It has been a good month for the Calvino series. My Spanish
publisher Ediciones Paidós has released Kicking Boxing en
Nirvana. My author copies arrived today. Looking at the covers from various
editions, each publisher and their art department have come up with different
No, this isn’t a new Calvino title. It is the Spanish edition
of Spirit House. In England, Atlantic Books has released a paperback
edition of Spirit House.
And In the United States, a paperback edition of Spirit House will also be released by Grove/Atlantic in August 2008.
The month of August will see Amazon offering Spirit House as a free download for
the Kindle. If you’ve not read Spirit House and own a Kindle, this is a good chance to download a free
The Risk of Infidelity Index will come out in Italian later this year and in Spanish in
2009. The English trade paperback edition of Risk has been receiving
favourable attention in the UK press.
“The Risk of Infidelity Index (Atlantic, £10.99) is the first (there are nine in total)
of Christopher G. Moore's humorous and intelligent Vincent Calvino novels to be
published in the UK. Calvino is an engaging Bangkok P.I. who thinks he is about
to smash a major Thai drug piracy ring when things start going pearshaped. It's
a great introduction to the seamy side of Bangkok where the author has lived for
20 years.” –The Daily Mail (July 2008)
“There's plenty of violent
action and some memorable low-life characters, but the real star of the book is
Bangkok, which Moore, a long-term resident of the city, brings to vibrant,
sleazy life.” The Telegraph (June 2008)
And a week later also
appearing in The Telegraph, “A vividly observed Bangkok” was selected as
one of 50 best books for summer reading.
“The Risk of Infidelity Index is a complex, violent, and high readable thriller.” –One80