Patrick Rothfuss

Patrick Rothfuss

Patrick James Rothfuss (born June 6, 1973) is an American writer of epic fantasy. He is best known for his projected trilogy The Kingkiller Chronicle, which has won him several awards, including the 2007 Quill Award for his debut novel, The Name of the Wind. Its sequel, The Wise Man's Fear, topped The New York Times Best Seller list.

He currently lives in central Wisconsin where he teaches at the local university. In his free time Patrick writes a satirical humor column, practices civil disobedience, and dabbles in alchemy. He loves words, laughs often, and refuses to dance.


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Books by Patrick Rothfuss
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle #1) 9.12   391
The Thing Beneath the Bed (The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle #1) 6.00   2
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle #2) 9.16   220
The Dark of Deep Below (The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle #2) 8.00   1
The Slow Regard of Silent Things (The Kingkiller Chronicle #2.5) 7.46   22
The Doors of Stone (The Kingkiller Chronicle #3) 9.22   230
The Tale of Laniel Young-Again 9.26   20

Speculative Fiction Novels (7)

(The Kingkiller Chronicle)
2023 | fantasy > high fantasy | Release date TBA
(The Kingkiller Chronicle #3)
2022 | fantasy > high fantasy | Release date TBA
(The Kingkiller Chronicle #2.5)
2014 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle #2)
2013 | fantasy > dark fantasy
(The Kingkiller Chronicle #2)
2011 | fantasy > high fantasy
(The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle #1)
2010 | fantasy > dark fantasy
(The Kingkiller Chronicle #1)
2007 | fantasy > high fantasy