Books The Gunslinger by Stephen King Paperback, 231 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $18 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe GunslingerAuthorStephen King Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Roland, the world's last gunslinger, tracks an enigmatic Man in Black toward a forbidding dark tower, fighting forces both mortal and other-worldy on his quest. First of an eight-part series. Genres: Horror & Supernatural Fiction Also by Stephen King Sleeping Beauties Just After Sunset The Wind Through The Keyhole Revival Finders Keepers See More Books Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Gunslinger Opinion 100 Best Books Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books August 11, 2011 More than 5,000 of you nominated. More than 60,000 of you voted. And now the results are in. The winners are an intriguing mix of classic and contemporary titles.