Keanu Reeves Ventures Beyond Screen: Announces New Novel ‘The Book of Elsewhere’

Hollywood’s beloved “John Wick” star, Keanu Reeves, is set to captivate fans in a new role – that of an author. Reeves recently revealed that he has co-written a novel titled “The Book of Elsewhere” in collaboration with acclaimed author China Mieville. This exciting announcement follows the success of the comic book series “BRZRKR,” released in 2021, in which Reeves co-wrote alongside Matt Kindt and artist Ron Garney.

In a video announcement on “Good Morning America,” Keanu Reeves shared his enthusiasm about the upcoming novel, stating, “I’m very excited for the opportunity to announce that I’ve partnered with one of my favorite authors, China Mieville, on the novel ‘The Book of Elsewhere.'”

Inspired by the world of “BRZRKR,” the novel will delve into the story of an immortal warrior’s epic journey through the ages. Reeves expressed his love for the universe created in “BRZRKR” and his desire to explore it further, seeing the novel as an ideal avenue for that exploration.

China Mieville, a New York Times-bestselling author and recipient of numerous literary awards, expressed his honor and delight at collaborating with Keanu Reeves on this project. He remarked, “Sometimes the greatest games are those you play with other people’s toys. It was an honor, a shock, and a delight when Keanu invited me to play.”

Reflecting on the collaborative process, Mieville highlighted Reeves’ generosity in sharing the creative toys he has spent years developing, emphasizing the joy of experimenting together and engaging in true collaboration.

“The Book of Elsewhere” is anticipated to be a compelling addition to Reeves’ creative endeavors. The novel is set to hit the stands in July, offering readers a chance to explore the imaginative realms crafted by the combined talents of Keanu Reeves and China Mieville. As the release date approaches, fans and literary enthusiasts eagerly await the opportunity to embark on a literary journey guided by the minds of two visionary storytellers. Keanu Reeves’ foray into the world of novels is undoubtedly a treat for those who have long admired his on-screen performances and now anticipate the magic he will weave with words on the pages of “The Book of Elsewhere.”