In two new books, scholars suss out how a franchise built by a solo auteur has flourished in the care of a giant corporation.
“Alphabet Squadron” takes us deep into the trenches with a ragtag band of New Republic pilots, and the audiobook has a new sound for this gritty story.
Two of this summer’s essential new books, “I Like to Watch” and “Trick Mirror,” come from staff writers at the New Yorker.
Two new books and a giant-screen edition of the “Apollo 11” documentary shed light on a remarkable human achievement at its half-century mark.
A new audio exclusive tells the backstory of Count Dooku, the Star Wars prequel villain who left the Jedi Order only to return to haunt it.
A new Audible collection enlists a stable of screen stars to read H.G. Wells’s five best-known science fiction novels. They’re still ripping good stories.
Distinguished as the earliest book in the current Star Wars timeline, Claudia Gray’s ‘Master & Apprentice’ is lavish exposition of Qui-Gon Jinn’s backstory.
I didn’t grow up in a house where roasted cauliflower was “highly sought after,” but now I’m on the same page as McKinnon’s kids: ready to ditch the Spam.
David Hasselhoff wrote and narrates a new alternate history that inflates his role in the end of the Cold War beyond, even, the strange reality of it.
It’s well past time for a proper Edward Gorey biography, and gratifyingly, Mark Dery explores the eccentric artist’s world without overexplaining.
E.K. Johnston’s YA novel explores Padmé Amidala’s transition from queen to senator. Audiobook narrator Catherine Taber voiced Padmé on “Clone Wars.”
One of this spring’s most-anticipated debut novels is about a young woman who falls in with a cult. If you’re hoping to understand why, though…good luck.