Episode 137 — Eli Horowitz

   

Eli Horowitz is the guest. He was the managing editor and then publisher of McSweeney’s for eight years, where he worked closely with a variety of notable authors, including Michael Chabon, Joyce Carol Oates, and William Vollmann. His latest project is called The Silent History, a serialized novel designed for the iPad and iPhone.

Wired magazine calls it

Entirely revolutionary.

The New York Times calls it

One of the most talked-about new experiments [in publishing].

And The Los Angeles Times calls it

A landmark project that illuminates a possible future for e-book novels.

Monologue topics: blood pressure, heart rate, tweets.