Dune Movie News Update

Although the Dune movie appears to have taken a hit, it has been a buzz of activity at Herbert Central. We have some "big-wigs" from a couple of production companies flying in to Seattle this week to chat with us about picking up the project. Stay tuned for more!

WonderCon Was Wonderful in 2011

Hello everyone! We had an amazing weekend in San Francisco at WonderCon. Met so many Dune fans, shook so many hands, and enjoyed the company of family and friends during this wondrous event. Thanks to all of you who stopped by and visited with us, told us how much you love all of the books, and your hopes and dreams for Dune items in the future.

Now it's on to ComiCon in July! Whoop!

Another Amazing Book By Brian Herbert With Co-Author Bruce Taylor

Check out this interview with Brian Herbert about his new book, STORMWORLD.

HELLHOLE Tour Dates ...and Get Your Dune Books Autographed, Too!

Tor Books has just announced the dates and locations for the 13-city book tour for HELLHOLE. The book hits stores on March 15. Brian and Kevin will sign any of their Dune novels or other solo novels in addition to HELLHOLE.


Wednesday, March 16—7 pm
University Book Store
4326 University Way
Seattle, WA 98105

Thursday, March 17—7 pm
Powells Books at Cedar Hills Crossing
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd.
Beaverton, OR 97005

Saturday, March 19—3 pm
Borderlands Books
866 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

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DUNE NOVELS will once again be exhibiting at WONDERCON in San Francisco this year (2011). We'll be at booth #710. Swing by and say "Hello!" We'd love to hear from DUNE fans.

Frank Herbert's Birthday

Today would have been Frank Herbert's 90th birthday. We approach today with a mixture of joy and sadness. Joy at the fact that such an extraordinary man was born on this day and created one of the greatest science fiction novels of all time. Sad that he is no longer with us to help celebrate...

New Great Schools Series Announced!

A new series was announced this week by authors Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. Heading back toward the formation of the Dune universe, Brian and Kevin will start working on their latest creation, THE SISTERHOOD OF DUNE, which will focus on the formation of the Bene Gesserit school.

More titles coming in this series will be announced in the near future....

RIP Mr. Salinger

Notoriously reclusive “Catcher in the Rye” author J.D. Salinger, whose tales of adolescent angst and family dysfunction captured generations of readers, died at his New Hampshire home following a half-century of self-imposed exile. He was 91.


'Dune' remake back on track with director Pierre Morel
by Nicole Sperling

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