Well, friends, it looks like the Boss is officially getting into the publishing game. He’s working on a book called Outlaw Pete, inspired by his 2009 song of the same name, the New York Times reports.
Simon & Schuster, which is publishing the book, is touting it as a “a picture book for adults” that can also be read to children. (We’re pretty sure this actually means it’s a children’s book that can also be enjoyed by adults, but okay.)
“It’s a book for anybody who loves a good Western,” Simon & Schuster president Jonathan Karp told the Times Thursday.
“Outlaw Pete,” from Springsteen’s 2009 album Working on a Dream, is an eight-minute track outlining the story of a bank-robbing baby. The book will pair Springsteen’s words with the illustrations of cartoonist Frank Caruso. It hits shelves November 4. Our hearts are already hungry for it.