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Who Wrote the Star Wars Books?

By James Gapinski     -
Source: Associated Press "Star Wars Sets 4-Day Record at Box Office"


STAR WARS: BOBA FETT - A NEW THREAT.
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Overview

The "Star Wars" films are enjoyed for more than just special effects, as evinced by the original film's several Academy Award nominations for quality storytelling. In terms of storyline, many top authors have written several "Star Wars" books.

Jude Watson

Jude Watson wrote many of the young adult "Star Wars" books, typically set before the films, establishing a historic storyline for the "Star Wars" universe.
Who Wrote the Star Wars Books?

Elizabeth Hand

Author of four Boba Fett adventures, Elizabeth Hand's books mesh well with the established cinematic nature of the "Star Wars" universe. Some of her other, non-"Star Wars" books have been adapted for the screen.

Karen Traviss

Karen Traviss wrote the popular "Clone Wars" novel, as well as a "Star Wars" series of "Republic Commando" and "Legacy of the Force" books.

Michael Reaves

Michael Reaves wrote the "Star Wars: Coruscant Nights" books. Reaves is well-versed in sci-fi and fantasy writing, with many sword and sorcery books to his credit.

Miscellaneous

Dozens of other authors are responsible for "Star Wars" books, including Steve Miller, James Luceno, Terry Brooks, R. A. Salvador, Aaron Allston, Drew Karpyshyn and Paul S. Kemp.

Reference Books

In addition to novels, several "Star Wars" reference books exist. Stephen J. Sansweet is a prolific "Star Wars" reference book writer. Others include Daniel Wallace, Mark Vaz and John Knoll.

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