Ian Deoscher is the New York Times best-selling author of the William Shakespeare's Star Wars series. He holds a BA in music from Yale Universit, an MDiv from Yale Divinity School and a PhD in theology from Union Seminary. A theologically trained social media specialist, he currently works for a marketing agency in Portland, Oregon.
Each page proves that the English language is a playground, and Ian Doescher uses every opportunity to the fullest. --Sweety High Praise for William Shakespeare's The Force Doth Awaken With movie Easter eggs aplenty, Bard babes and Star Wars lovers will be equally enthused. --Brit + Co. Trek forth and secure this forthwith. --Geeks of Doom One of his most gloriously creative books yet. --Paste Magazine Online Praise for William Shakespeare's Star Wars A quirky addition to the genre-busting canon. --Entertainment Weekly A great gift for every geek you know, no matter what their passion. --Huffington Post The book is so brilliant you'll wonder why someone didn't think of it sooner. --Paste Magazine At last, the mother of all mashups is upon us. --CNET.com William Shakespeare's Star Wars is Exactly What You Need For Your Next Geeky Houseparty. --Tor.com Nicolas Delort's woodcut-style illustrations are a fabulous mixture of old and new. --Boing Boing The ultimate fan fic. --ABC News Radio As Shakespeare would say, you might think, this be madness, yet there is a method in 't. --Newsday Praise for William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back Enormous fun. --AVClub.com Good luck getting to the end without rolling off your chairs. This book is a hoot. --McClatchy Tribune So what are you waiting for? Get thee once more to a galaxy far, far away. --Paste Magazine An inspired illustrated mashup that retells the space adventure in artful iambic pentameter and answers the question: What light through Yoda's window breaks? --Tampa Bay Tribune Classic literature blended with fun is the best way to describe William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back. --San Gabriel Valley Tribune Illustrated with beautiful black-and-white Elizabethan-style artwork, [William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back] offer[s] essential reading for all ages. --East Bay Express Praise for William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return If you love 'Star Wars' and Shakespeare, this book is the pinnacle of perfection. --Yoda News A masterful mashup of English lit and pop culture that's hilarious, dramatic and downright mesmerizing. --American Profile For those who enjoyed Doescher's first two retellings, rejoice, for the merriment plays on. --The Free Lance-Star