George R.R. Martin addresses his Edinburgh Festival remarks: “Gay people are an important part of our world and any imaginary fantasy worlds.”

George R.R. Martin‘s appearance this week at the Edinburgh International Book Festival set off a great deal of discussion on the subject of gay characters in his A Song of Ice and Fire novels, and the possibility of love scenes. Today, the author appeared on a Channel 4 news program in the UK, elaborating on […]

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George R. R. Martin talks book characters and more at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Earlier today, George R. R. Martin engaged in a talk at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. As well as divulging information about his upbringing and literary influences, he responded to questions regarding A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones. We’ve rounded up some of the highlights. Warning: Character spoiler for The Winds of Winter/A Dream […]

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George R. R. Martin hosts live event at Edinburgh Book Festival, does lengthy interview with The Independent

George R. R. Martin will be hosting a live event, “Creating Brave New Worlds”, at the Edinburgh International Book Festival later today. The event will be livestreamed by BBC Arts Online at 3pm EDT (8pm BST). You can discuss the event while it’s ongoing by supporting the bottom in the comments below. [UPDATE: The stream […]

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