“Sleep Donation” (Atavist Books), by Karen Russell, is available today (March 25, 2014). Russell’s new novella is the first title from digital publisher Atavist Books.
The eBook tells the story of a lethal insomnia epidemic that has swept America, creating a social and medical crisis that is being battled through new bureaucratic infrastructure. The narrator works for the powerful and mysterious Slumber Corps, an organization that recruits healthy citizens to donate their sleep to victims. She has lost her sister to the nightmarish disorder.
The interactive cover was designed by Chip Kidd and Kevin Tong. The eBook has been receiving a ton of buzz and is available for $3.99 via iTunes and Amazon.