Earlier this year, I talked with Eli Horowitz as part of a longer piece about collaborative novels. At the time, The New World, a novel that he and Chris Adrian wrote, had just been released. He mentioned that a new book, written by him alone, would be due out later in the year.
This fall will bring with it The Pickle Index, a novel to be released in a variety of formats: a trade paperback via FSG Originals, a digital edition, and what Horowitz calls “a fancy high-concept hardcover” via Sudden Oak Books. He regards the changes in format as essential to the project as a whole: “It’s re-imagining the core story for each of these formats. It’s the same basic text, but exploring how the form and the story shape each other.”
Also, writers take note: having a Thao & the Get Down Stay Down song in your trailer is never a bad thing.