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"When I was young, I read all sorts of stuff. One week it would be Lovecraft, the next Vance. It was all imaginative literature, or as my dad called it 'Weird Stuff.' It was all 'Weird Stuff.'"
George R.R. Martin
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GRRM’s official site has been updated with another special Christmas offer, which appears to be replacing the previous one. Until the end of the year, GRRM is selling three books for $99: GRRM: A RRetrospective, Tuf Voyaging and Windhaven.
GRRM’s official site has once more been updated. He notes (as we have already reported) that his TorCon speech has been printed by Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine. He also mentions several upcoming foreign-language editions of various books, including new Swedish editions of A Song of Ice and Fire!
George R.R. Martin: A RRetrospective has been nominated for a World Fantasy Award in the Best Collection category.
Late August/Early September will see the publication of the October issue of Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine, which will contain a memoir by GRRM titled "The Heart of a Small Child".
Subterranean Press, the makers of GRRM: A RRetrospective, will also be producing a limited edition of GRRM’s Fevre Dream. This book can be pre-ordered straight from Subterranean Press or from Clarkesworld Books.
As owners of the RRetrospective (bought from Clarkesworld Books, who made sure it arrived in perfect condition) as well as another edition of Fevre Dream, we can thoroughly recommend both the quality of books from Subterranean Press and the novel itself.
The auction ends on May 30th.
A novella called "Shadow Twin", George RR Martin, Gardner Dozois and Daniel Abraham, will be published by Scifi.com during
GRRM’s official site has been updated with news about three upcoming editions of Fevre Dream, one of his earlier novels and a very good one at that. Not only will Bantam Books do a reprint, but there will also be a limited editiom from Subterranean Press (the publisher of GRRM: A RRetrospective and a 10-issue comic adaption from Avatar Comics.
Only about 50 copies now remain of the numbered edition of GRRM: A RRetrospective, so if you have considered getting one, now is the time to order one from Subterranean Press.
GRRM: A RRetrospective has been nominated for Best Collection by the International Horror Guild.
GRRM’s official site has been updated once again, this time with another progress report regarding A Feast for Crows (no, it isn’t done) and some information about the limited edition of GRRM: A RRetrospective
Well, we’re now back from vacation and working on catching up on things, and we have a few interesting bits of news to note that came along while we were gone.
First off, there are some interesting updates on GRRM’s official site regarding the book GRRM: A RRetrospective, which collects a huge amount of GRRM’s works in a single volume. Secondly, we have learned that a series of Westeros-inspired coins will be produced.
Meisha Merlin, publishers of the A Song of Ice and Fire limited edition series, are now opening up pre-orders for their editions of GRRM’s classic science fiction collection Tuf Voyaging. Although a limited edition of the books is supposed to be made available for order, so far it seems that only trade and hardcover editions can be selected.
The Westeros network consists of several different sites, including a forum and a wiki, for all your A Song of Ice and Fire needs.