Aug 28, 2018
Your resident readers tackle Scott Lynch’s Lies of Locke Lamora, try to figure out wtf LARPing is, and investigate a national crisis: the epidemic of unfinished fantasy series. We’re looking at you, George R. R. Martin and Pat Rothfuss! Plus, a visit to Dune with a pit stop in the bloody battlefield known as romance author Twitter.
Books mentioned: Naomi Novik, Uprooted, His Majesty’s Dragon; Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind, The Wise Man’s Fear; Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time series; George R. R. Martin, Game of Thrones; Frank Herbert, Dune.
Laura Miller in the New Yorker on Martin’s delay
Faleena Hopkins’s Cocky Drama
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