Buckaroo Banzai: The Novel is a book recording Buckaroo's adventure Across the Eighth Dimension and the main source of information about Buckaroo Banzai and his world. It is authored by Earl Mac Rauch and was published by Pocket Books in 1984 and later reprinted as The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension by Gallery Books in 2001.