Both The City and The Labyrinth of Dreaming Books take place in and below the city of Bookholm. Sometimes I think Moers and his readers love the idea of a city where books are prized above all else as much (or even MORE) than the stories he’s built around it. So what better way to celebrate the latest edition to the Zamonia series than to … Continue reading The Lonely Lindworm Guide to Bookholm (on a shoestring)
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Finally. FINALLLY!!!! November 8, 2012 the English translation of The Labyrinth of Dreaming Books will be released in the U.S.! (For some reason the Brits are getting it seven days before us. I’m not bitter.) I don’t know why this book appeals so much to my inner geek… but it does. Here’s the description from The Overlook Press website – It has been more than … Continue reading SAVE THE DATE: The Labyrinth of Dreaming Books to Be Published in the U.S.
There’s good news and there’s bad news. Thankfully, more of the former. Random House Germany, publisher of Das Labyrinth der Träumenden Bücher, has been kind enough to confirm that there is an English translation planned for release in the U.S. Negotiations are in process and, though no names were mentioned, I’m fairly certain that no one will be shocked when the U.S. publisher finally makes … Continue reading News Flash – Update on Walter Moers’ The Labyrinth of Dreaming Books