After the last page is turned and the cover closed on a great book, is it really over?
Ever wonder what happens to Harry Potter after, say, twenty years of marriage and a steady government gig?
Or what Karl Marx would say about today’s financial crisis?
What did Scarlett O’Hara really think about tomorrow?
What comes after "ever after?"
BOOK: The Sequel dares to answer these burning questions with imagined first sentences from would-be follow-ups to classics from The Bible to Lord of the Rings, and from Green Eggs and Ham to Hamlet.
A delicious and unexpected return engagement from favorite characters like Jane Eyre, Ebenezer Scrooge, Jay Gatsby, Holden Caulfield, Wilbur the Pig, and Captain Ahab, BOOK: The Sequel is a fun App for book
lovers everywhere, or anyone to whom "The End" is simply the starting point for their imagination.
Take a look, read some sequels, then submit your own - And who knows, yours just might be added to this application in the near future!
Pick a book. Imagine its sequel. Write the first sentence. Give it a great title. Browse BOOK: The Sequel Now!
About the Authors
Clive Priddle (Editor)
Clive is Executive Editor and VP of PublicAffairs. He won the Tony Godwin award in 2001. Born in London, he is a graduate of Cambridge University.
Geoffrey Nunberg (Introduction)
A linguist who teaches at the University of California at Berkeley, Geoff Nunberg and is the former chair of the American Heritage Dictionary’s Usage Panel. His commentaries on language and politics have appeared regularly in the Sunday New York Times and on NPR’s “Fresh Air.” A winner of the Linguistic Society of America’s Language and the Public Interest Award in 2001 and the author of Going Nucular, Talking Right, and The Way We Talk Now, and – most recently – The Years of Talking Dangerously. Nunberg lives in San Francisco, California.
Book lovers from around the world have impersonated their favorite authors and submitted sequels. We thank them all for their contributions and enthusiastic support!
--Swipe to turn the page
--Tap to reveal sequel sentences
--Online submission form to enter original sequel sentence
--Wikipedia links to authors of classic and modern literature
About The Perseus Books Group
The Perseus Books Group is an independent company committed to enabling independent publishers to reach their potential whether those publishers are Perseus-owned, joint ventures or owned by third parties and is the leading provider of sales, marketing and distribution services to independent publishers.
About Expanded Apps
Expanded Apps specializes in building multi-media applications for the iPhone, many of which are based on book content. The company’s apps deliver rich user experiences that aim to take users far beyond a traditional words on paper reading experience.