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Newsgames: Journalism at Play Now Shipping

Posted in Newsgames by Simon Ferrari on October 13, 2010

The book that I co-wrote with Ian and Bobby is now shipping from Amazon and MIT Press. I hope that the Kindle version will become available soon, because I know a few of you iPad users have renounced the printed word forever or whatever and love the idea of zooming in on my beautiful words with your grubby fingers.

Many thanks to everyone who has already purchased the book and to the people who helped make it all happen.

For those of you who are on the fence about the book and don’t find the back cover description entirely enlightening, some of the book’s first chapter can be read in this excerpt published by The Atlantic. As always, our blog contains many early arguments and stories that formed the core of the book (just search posts by category).

If you’d like to interview me, Ian, or Bobby about the book for your own website, podcast, or publication, just send me an email or leave me your contact info in the comments.

EDIT: As Michel notes in the comments below, the physical copy of this book is incredibly sexy. If you can’t tell from the picture: the dust cover is fused to the canvas cover of the book on the inside and for most of the exterior. The only exception is at the spine. This avoids the problem of having to choose between ruining the dust cover or removing it completely and looking like a pretentious ass.


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  1. Russ said, on October 13, 2010 at 11:20 am

    I’d like to do an interview about the book!

  2. Michel said, on October 13, 2010 at 8:25 pm

    I was going to wait for the ebook but this photo ( sold me on the physical edition

    • Simon Ferrari said, on October 13, 2010 at 8:27 pm

      You know, Michel, you’re totally right. I’m gonna replace the old image in this post with that one. I forgot that Ian had posted it! It’s so sexy!

  3. Gilad said, on November 6, 2010 at 10:53 am

    Man, congrats on publishing a book!

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