So now at last (with two months to go until launch on January 5th), I can start to open up a bit about what’s actually in the book.
The other day, my publisher and I had a conversation about some of the ideas. I’ve put a transcript of that chat up on this page.
We were just scratching the surface in that conversation. And that is becoming my chief difficulty in this process: Whenever anybody asks me anything about the book (such as: “What is it about?”), I want to answer with the whole book. Can’t do that.
So, if you feel so inclined, you might do me a favor: Tell me which bits of the conversation hit, move, stimulate, enrage or otherwise interest you.
That would be enormously helpful: From your reactions, I will try to figure out what the various “elevator pitches” might be. You know: my 10-second answer when some radio host interviews me about the book. As in:
Host: So, Andrew, you wrote a book about success and Caesar, is that right?
Andreas: Both success and failure, actually, and the main character is Hannibal.
Andreas: No, the other one….