Books Interstellar Pig by William Sleator Paperback, 197 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $6.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleInterstellar PigAuthorWilliam Sleator Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary A teenager becomes interested in a strange board game called "Interstellar Pig," the obsession of his new and unusual neighbors, and he soon stumbles into a nightmare when he discovers that the game is real. Genres: Young Adult Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Interstellar Pig Opinion Remembering William Sleator's Haunting Tales August 11, 2011 Author William Sleator died on Aug. 3. Sleator was prolific in the young adult world; his science fiction inspired and terrified many a young reader. NPR's Petra Mayer reflects on his memory and on her childhood memories of his scary, but satisfying tales.