"A children's book for grown-ups! I really did laugh out loud. Hilarious!"
That's none other than David Byrne singing the praises of Go the F--- to Sleep, which was published yesterday by Akashic Books.
Perhaps you've heard some of the prepublication chatter. As Dina Santorelli of CNNMoney has reported:
"Written in the style of a children's book, Go the F--- to Sleep unabashedly drops the F-bomb in the text. It's actually a book for adults that deals with the age-old problem of trying to get children to go to sleep.
"Written by Adam Mansbach and illustrated by Ricardo Cortés, the book was originally slated for a fall release. Then the PDF version hit the Internet and went viral. As a result, Akashic moved up the release date, for both the print book and e-book, to June 14. The film rights already have been sold to Fox 2000."
Not only that, Samuel L. Jackson has recorded an audiobook version — which, as of this writing, you can get for free. How? Go the f--- to link.
— Ken Richardson
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