Bloomsbury USA will be publishing a hardback edition of Liver in November, details here. Apologies for the James Brown pun.
New Penguin paperbacks
To coincide with the paperback release of Liver, £7.99, Penguin is also publishing Dorian, Tough, Tough Toys for Tough, Tough Boys, Dr Mukti and Other Tales of Woe, and How the Dead Live, all at £8.99.
Big Green Bookshop talk
Will Self will be reading from Liver, out in paperback on June 4, at the Big Green Bookshop, June 10, 7pm at Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green, London, N22 6BG. Admission free.
London Review bookshop talk
Will Self is going to be discussing The Butt and Liver with Nicholas Blincoe on Wednesday May 29 at the London Review bookshop, 14 Bury Place, London WC1, tickets £6. For more details, go here.
Mariella Frostrup talks to Will Self about Liver on Sky Arts, which you can watch here.
Folkestone literary festival
Will is going to be at the Folkestone Academy as part of the Folkestone literary festival on Thursday at 8.30pm.
Ilkley reading and interview
Podcast interview in the Yorkshire Post and an extract from a reading Will gave at the Ilkley literature festival recently.
More Liver reviews
Nicholas Royle in the Independent, Justine Jordan in the Guardian, Keith Miller in the TLS, and the Metro.
Will on Radio 5 Live
Will is due to talk on the Simon Mayo programme on Radio 5 Live at 2.30pm today about his new collection of stories, Liver. You can listen to Will talk about the Colony Club, how he and his son sang “Happy birthday to us”, why the Shetland literary festival is one of the best and some of what has inspired his next book here, for seven days only.
If you missed Will talking about Liver on Radio 4’s Front Row yesterday, you can listen again here.