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The Essential Reader’s Companion : Making the Cut

Pablo Hidalgo | October 4, 2012

This week saw the release of my latest book, Star Wars: The Essential Reader’s Companion from Del Rey Books, a hefty guide to Star Wars prose fiction – all the novels, young reader novels and short stories that have come out in the over-35 years since the very first Star Wars novelization appeared in bookstores in late 1976 (yes, months before the movie came out). To do something like that requires a lot of pages, and a lot of words. The final book is 486-pages long, and covers over 145 full-length novels, over 100 juvenile novels, and over 170 short stories.

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But, of course, it doesn’t cover everything. Some things didn’t make the cut – and some made it very, very close.

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