Sylvain Neuvel photographed by James Andrew Rosen

Today, the Wall Street Journal published a profile of Sylvain Neuvel, the debut novelist on the cover of Kirkus Reviews’ latest issue. In the article, Neuvel shares his story, which he insists, jokingly, should be made into a feel-good movie: after receiving a starred review from Kirkus Indie, he was contacted by several film producers, one of whom worked for Sony. At the same time, he was contacted by Del Rey, an imprint of Penguin Random House, who showed interest in publishing the book. He scored deals with each; the whole process took only a month.
Stay tuned for more coverage next week of Sleeping Giants, which goes on sale Tuesday, April 26, 2016.

























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