In anticipation of the 2008 release of Scott Heim's new novel, We Disappear, Harper Perennial just posted a video clip of Scott picking questions out of a bowl and answering them. Very postmodern, Scott! It's an adorable clip, and I want his shirt:
A beautiful excerpt from the novel, which is about a mother and son obsessed with missing persons, is available on his website. I think he's really at the peak of his talent here—just marvel at that measured, graceful, haunting, and poetic language. Aren't you proud of me? I read a whole five pages from a novel!
If you have not yet heard my podcast episode that features Scott, then head on over to iTunes or click here to listen.