Jan 172019

Hungarian publisher Fumax is releasing a Hungarian translation of Boy’s Life on March 1, 2019. The cover art is by David Ho. It was previously used for the Subterranean Press 25th anniversary limited edition of Boy’s Life.

Egy fiú élete is translated by Kleinheincz Csilla.

A larger version of the cover can be found in the Boy’s Life Cover Gallery.

Nov 052018

Russian publisher Azbooka-Atticus has acquired the translation rights for five Robert McCammon novels: Boy’s LifeSwan SongThe BorderThe Listener, and Speaks the Nightbird. No word on when the books will be published, but I would guess the first will appear in 2019.


Humble Bundle Forbidden Books

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Sep 252018

The ebook edition of Robert McCammon’s Boy’s Life is one of twenty-two books included in the Humble Book Bundle: Forbidden Books this year. Pay what you want, and help support charity. The more you pay, the more books you get. To get Boy’s Life (along with 14 other books), you must pay $8 or more. Bundled books are DRM-free, and the charities supported this year are National Coalition Against Censorship and Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.


The Southern Novels ebook bundle: on sale today!

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Mar 212018

Open Road Media recently bundled four of Robert McCammon’s ebook titles as The Southern Novels.  Included in the bundle are Boy’s LifeMystery WalkUsher’s Passing, and Gone South.

As of March 21, 2018, at 4:29 PM CDT, this 4-book bundle is sale-priced at only $3.99!  Act fast!


The 1992 World Fantasy Award for Boy’s Life

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Mar 082018

While visiting with Robert McCammon last week for the launch of The Listener, I took this (lame) photo of the World Fantasy Award that he received in 1992 for Boy’s Life.


Hungarian rights to Boy’s Life acquired by Fumax

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Dec 022017

The publisher Fumax has acquired the Hungarian rights to Robert McCammon’s Boy’s Life.

Fumax also has a Facebook page: Fumax on Facebook

This will be the second Robert McCammon novel translated into Hungarian. A translation of MINE was published by Agave Könyvek in 2004.

There are no other details available at this time, but we’ll post them as we get them!


New ebook covers for Boy’s Life and Usher’s Passing

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Oct 172017

Open Road Media has updated the cover art for their ebook editions of Boy’s Life and Usher’s Passing! Click on the images below to view larger versions, or visit the Book Cover Gallery to see them and lots more.

They may create new covers for their other ebook editions down the road.


TV Spottings: Boy’s Life in Rizzoli & Isles

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Nov 142016

McCammon fan Casey recently sent me this screenshot from the TV show Rizzoli & Isles in which you can spot the hardcover edition of Boy’s Life on the shelf behind Angie Harmon as “Rizzoli.”

Rizzoli & Isles
Season 1, Episode 2
“Boston Strangler Redux”
–Starts around the 31:20 mark, lasts about 10 or so seconds, about 2 or 3 views of it on the bookshelf behind the Rizzoli character.
According to IMDB, this episode aired July 19, 2010.




In case you’ve never seen it before, a copy of Stinger showed up on a shelf in the second episode of season four of Buffy, the Vampire Slayer: