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Carrie Fisher memoir coming in December

Amazon now has a cover and a title for a new Carrie Fisher memoir, Wishful Drinking (based on her one-woman show of the same name, one assumes) and it gives a release date of December 2. The listing on Simon & Schuster’s site lacks the cover, but does give the same release date. See the full cover (from Amazon) under the cut. Continue reading

In the news: Wednesday morning reading list

IMAGE: Boba Fett’s first appearance, the Star Wars Holiday SpecialThe New York Post got wind of the “Deadwood meets The Sopranosrumor, and they also report that Lucas met with cable channel executives, including HBO, last year… Though that could easily have been for The Clone Wars.

On that note, Entertainment Weekly’s Dalton Ross ponders Star Wars cartoons.

Star Wars on Trial

SF Signal points to a blog entry by Lou Anders about his essay for the book Star Wars on Trial. The book includes contributions from Matt Stover, Karen Traviss, Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Keith R. A. DeCandido for the defense, and the site even has a forum that I expect to show up on Fandom Wank the minute our nuttier fandomates discover it.

Review: Star Wars Chronicles: The Prequels

It’s that wonderful time of the year when Lucasfilm’s licensees try to give us as much as possible to offer our friends and families to get us for the holidays.

The latest offering from the holiday collection is Star Wars Chronicles: The Prequels, by our friends Stephen J. Sansweet and Pablo Hidalgo of Lucasfilm.

At a price tag of $150, this is probably an item for your more generous relatives. But it is certainly a fantastic book.

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