Author Archives: Robin Hobb

Subterranean Hobb Hardbacks: A Second Chance

  Well, those Subterranean sets sold out fast, didn’t they?  You can still buy individual copies, including buying a copy of each book to have the full set!  And please note that Subterranean kept that price at $180 for all three! BUT, if you really wanted a set, and you’d like them personalized to you, then… Continue Reading

Farseer Trilogy as Limited Edition Hardbacks from Subterranean Press

  When the Farseer Trilogy was first published in the US, Assassin’s Apprentice and Royal Assassin were first issued as trade paperbacks (oversized paperbacks) and then as standard ones, with cover art by Michael Whalen. Assassin’s Quest was published as a hardback with cover art by Steven Youll.  Each presentation was lovely in its own… Continue Reading

New Bookplates!

I sometimes receive requests by mail to autograph books.  Unfortunately, most of my packages are left on my doorstep, and the rainy Washington weather is not kind to books.   So rather than have readers send me books to be signed and then make multiple trips to the post office so I can mail them back,… Continue Reading

What’s In a Name?

Shakespeare asked us that, some time ago.  As Juliet mused on her balcony, she pondered, “After all,  A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” But what if I offer you a rose, but when you open the box, you find a turnip?.  Or a bicycle? Tonight, against my inclinations, I went to… Continue Reading

Miscon Approaches!

And what is Miscon?  It’s Montana’s longest running SF/fantasy convention, held in Missoula over the last weekend in May. It’s over Memorial Day weekend, so our plan is to head down with several of Hobb’s Goblins (the apprentice assistants) and Kat, Chase and Ru (the folks who get things done around here) and have a… Continue Reading