DRIVE was published in 2005 by Poisoned Pen Press. Since then, it has been or will be published in England, Japan, France, Italy, Croatia, Germany, Spain, Finland, Brazil, Russia, and China. Entertainment Weekly named it one of the top ten novels of 2005, and it received rave reviews from the New York Times, the Washington Post, the L.A. Times, Booklist, and Publishers Weekly, among others.
DRIVE became a major motion picture directed by Nicholas Winding Refn and starring Ryan Gosling, Christina Hendricks, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, and Albert Brooks in 2011. It was nominated for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, where it won for Best Director. The film will be released in the United States in September 2011 and later in the fall in Europe and Australia.