On Tuesday, November 12, Bloomsbury Press will publish my first book, Junkyard Planet. To the right, you’ll find links where you can purchase it (including for Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, and Indie Bound). For those who aren’t sold, you can read excerpts at Bloomberg BusinessWeek and the Atlantic; watch the book trailer; or browse the three months’ worth of ‘Scenes from a Junkyard Planet‘ that I’ve been posting to Shanghai Scrap by clicking here.
There’s going to be a lot more media related to Junkyard Planet in coming days, and I’ll try to keep up-to-date on it with links via my twitter feed and Facebook page. But in just the last couple of pre-publication days there’s been an interview with The Diplomat and – in a change of pace – my New York Post op-ed, “5 things that will blow your mind about the recycling industry.”
In a couple of hours I’m departing for New York and the first legs of a book tour that will take me around the United States, the UK, China, Malaysia, and Singapore. Dates are still being added (and pins that announce “I never knew rubbish until I knew Adam Minter,” are still being printed), but you can find all confirmed appearances on my events page. It’s going to be updated frequently, so make sure to check back. And if you’re in the area of any of the appearances, make sure to stop by and introduce yourself as a reader of Shanghai Scrap. I’d love to meet up.
Finally, at Goodreads we’re holding a US-only drawing to win one of five signed hardcover copies of Junkyard Planet (we’ll be holding international drawings as we draw closer to the January 14, 2014 UK release).
See you on Junkyard Planet!