Dark Tower spoilers

Posted: November 4, 2003, 00:00
I got a mail from Tom Kemock yesterday and he told me that he spoke with the good people over at Borderlands Press today and they informed him that they are expecting their shipment of Borderlands 5 back from the printers any day now, and they hope to have every copy out in the mail by November 14.

Yesterday's Wall Street Journal (November 3, 2003) has an article on the front page of the second section regarding the efforts required to have rival publishers combine their efforts to issue the Dark Tower saga. The article, The Bookslinger, details the cooperation by Viking (Penguin) who this summer reissued the first four books in hardcover, Plume, who issued the trade paperbacks, and Signet, who issued the paperbacks, and Donald M. Grant and Viacom's Scribner imprint, who are issuing the last three.

The article, in a sidebar, gives a synopsis of all seven books. Here are the onces for part 5 - 7:


Wolves of the Calla (2003) Roland and his friends visit a place where families face the loss of some of their children every 20 years or so.

Song of Susannah (2004) Susannah Dean, one of Roland's companions, is taken over by a demon and the pair are then transported back to New York City in the summer of 1999.

The Dark Tower (2004) The conclusion of Roland's quest and the fates of his friends.


Also notable is the statement that Scribner is printing 660,000 copies of Wolves of the Calla, "a modest number for a Stephen King book but still a huge amount by publishing standards."

King will host the second installment of the nationally syndicated Lost Highway Radio Show, featuring American Recordings/Lost Highway recording artist The Jayhawks. The Jayhawks' 60-minute Lost Highway Radio Show is scheduled to air in late-November during the Thanksgiving holiday.

Thanks to Tom Kemock, John Hanic, Bev Vincent and Bob Ireland.