publication date: Friday, October 6, 2017 (part of Fall 2017)

category: Literature

clue: His epic series about a mythic wheel went on for a longer time than he did, but he was no stranger to posthumous publication, having continued stories about a famous barbarian by another writer with the same first name.

explanation: Jordan was known for The Wheel of Time, a fourteen-book series concluded by another writer after his death, and his books about Conan the Barbarian long after the death of Robert E. Howard. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Elaine Beckland


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