That Sadie Thing is now available in paperback. You probably got that from the title of this post, and from the photo of me holding it! But, you know, I just want to make sure.
You can grab your copy here!
There are three stories exclusive to this edition of the book. Here's a very brief extract from one of the new stories, My Mother's Mother's Mother:
"One time, so family legend has it, she squared up to a policeman, all five foot two inches of her standing on tip-toes and staring him straight in the eye, neither of them conceding. Just as the policeman looked ready to arrest her she leant forward, kissed him on the cheek and skipped away.
Why didn’t you let yourself get arrested? asked my grandmother, disenchanted.
Why did you kiss him at all? asked my mother, disapprovingly."
I'm waiting for my proofs for That Sadie Thing to arrive. This morning I think I might have scared the relief postman by glaring at him as he walked past my house without stopping.
Here are some things I've been doing while I wait: