Hi everyone! We’re super excited to host a giveaway for the innovative and beautiful Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral. Trust me, you want this book even for the sake of looking at it!


CHOPSTICKS was born out of the desire to tell a story with multiple medias, without losing the fundamental truths which make reading fiction an emotional human experience. The novel’s digital format will still allow you to encounter the lives of Frank and Glory, the characters that fill the pages, but the additional videos, songs and digital links will create a new novel experience.

CHOPSTICKS is a novel, an app, a website. It is a collage of original drawings, objects, text, sounds, and video. It is a love story. It is a mystery. Read it. View it. Experience it.

Read more to see how to win this book!

About the authors
Rodrigo Corral runs Rodrigo Corral Studio and is the creative director at Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He has designed covers for the Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Diaz and the bestselling author Chuck Palahniuk among many others. He also designed the New York Times bestselling books Decoded by Jay-Z, Classy by Derek Blasberg, and Influence by Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen. He has taught at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and lectured around the country. Through it all, he remains deeply committed to transcending the visual possibilities in art, in culture, and throughout the universe. www.rodrigocorral.com

Jessica Anthony’s debut novel, The Convalescent (McSweeney’s/Grove 2009), was an ALA Adult Notable Book, a B&N “Discover Great New Writers” selection, an Editor’s Choice in the San Francisco Chronicle, and has been taught in several universities across the country. Her short fiction can be found in Best New American Voices, Best American Nonrequired Reading, McSweeney’s, New American Writing and elsewhere. She was raised amidst the farms and bowling alleys of Upstate New York, and currently teaches at Bates College and Southern New Hampshire University.

Book trailer 

App demo trailer

Official Website http://www.chopsticksnovel.com
Chopsticks App http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/chopsticks-novel/id497983366?mt=8=4

One (1) winner will receive:

  • ·         A copy of Chopsticks

Giveaway open to US mailing addresses only
Prizing & samples courtesy of Penguin

10 Responses to “giveaway: chopsticks by jessica anthony and rodrigo corral”

  1. Cleo says:

    I recently read Chopsticks and I LOVED it! But I borrowed it from the library and have been wanting my own copy so badly.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  2. Thanks for the giveaway! I’ve been intrigued by the format of this book since I first saw it at Barnes and Noble!

    • Elena says:

      I think it’s a really unique book! May the force be with you, Natalie x

      P.S. unsure why I said that but I really wanted to, ha.

  3. This book! <3 I recently finished it and thought it was such a fun book — and it was so easy to read in one sitting thanks to the many (gorgeous!) pictures, but it was also nice to go through it again and marvel at the creative way it was told. :) I don't think I've read anything like it before, so I'm really happy that your review convinced me before that it was worth picking up!

    P.S. The new blog layout is really, really cute! (If I'm not imagining things haha!) <3

    • Elena says:

      Aw yay, I’m glad you enjoy this book! It’s so pretty to look at, I’m still amazed at the level of detail.

      haha, you’re not imagining things! This is just a temporary one though until our real one is ready. I’m also going to e-mail you soon, I hope that’s okay! ♥

  4. RODRIGO EFFING CORRAL?! HOW did this go under my radar?

    Oh why oh WHY must this be only US? *cries*
    FAB giveaway, and HOW I did not notice prior, I do not know, but I ADORE the new design, guys! The blog looks seriously pretty! ♥

    • Elena says:

      HA YEAH! I was so gushy about on my Waiting on Wednesday post, everyone in this book is so impressive!

      Ahh sorry about that. Our next giveaway will definitely be international though. :D Thanks, Sarah! it’s just a temporary one until our real one is all sorted out. ♥

      • Nooooo! No sorry! I’m sorry, I didn’t mean to make you sorry. I *COULD* just, you know, BUY IT :D
        Instead, I spammed one of my friends with something like: OMFG! RODRIGO CORRAL! GO ENTER THIS GIVEAWAY SO YOU CAN WIN! NOW NOW NOW! Mwaha :D