As it turns out, Grossman has some rather famous fans. Everyone from Rainbow Rowell to Neil Gaiman turns up in the trailer to read the first few paragraphs of the book, which evoke the beautiful and bittersweet experience of being inside a bookstore in the modern age.
Check it out:
Featuring Michelle Hodkin, Ryan North, Gregory Maguire, Peter Straub, Terry Brooks, Gary Shteyngart, Rainbow Rowell, Charles Stross, Patrick Rothfuss, J. Courtney Sullivan, Neil Gaiman, Ameriie, Erin Morgenstern, and, of course, Lev Grossman.
3. The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman hits stores on Aug. 5, 2014:
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