George RR Martin: Hugo Awards viewers deem author’s ‘mispronunciation of names’ ‘racist’ | Books | Entertainment

Martin’s references to Campbell and Lovecraft were not the only complaints from viewers, as he “mispronounced” a number of nominees’ names – particularly the names of authors of colour. According to Pretty-Terrible.com, all nominees were required to provide pronunciations of their names in advance. Since the award ceremony, More...

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By 管理員 On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Harry Potter theory: Snape wasn’t found out as Voldemort can’t comprehend love | Books | Entertainment

Lord Voldemort failed to discover that Snape was really on Dumbledore’s side all along. But being such a powerful mind-reader how did he fail to see this? Well a popular new Harry Potter fan theory argues More...

By 管理員 On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Midnight Sun: Stephanie Meyer says new Twilight book is last to be told from Edward’s view | Books | Entertainment

This perspective will of course give a darker, more brooding look at what was going on during some of the story’s key scenes; all of which will hopefully leave fans thrilled. However writing this new book More...

By 管理員 On Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
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Harry Potter theory: Salazar Slytherin created Chamber of Secrets to protect Hogwarts | Books | Entertainment

Hogwarts house founder Salazar Slytherin created the Chamber of Secrets in the dungeons of Hogwarts castle. But now a popular new fan theory argues that the Harry Potter character created the chamber, not because More...

By 管理員 On Saturday, August 1st, 2020
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Winston Churchill statue: ‘WW2 PM in different category to Edward Colston’ says historian | Books | Entertainment

The debate surrounding what to do with monuments to controversial historical figures has been in full swing this summer. While a statue of slave-owner Edward Colston was toppled in Bristol, the sculpture of More...

By 管理員 On Friday, July 31st, 2020
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JK Rowling: How Harry Potter author proved everyone wrong despite 12 rejections | Books | Entertainment

And yet today the Harry Potter book series is one of the best-selling of all time, with over 500 million copies sold worldwide. While the previously broke Rowling is now believed to be worth as much as $1 billion. A More...

By 管理員 On Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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Outlander author Diana Gabaldon gives fans emotional book 9 first look | Books | Entertainment

During an interview with Good Reads in 2014, Gabaldon was asked: “Do you already know how it will end, if not how exactly you’ll get there?” To which she replied: “Yes and no. I do know More...

By 管理員 On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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Game of Thrones: Robert Baratheon dying in ASOIAF book sees fans reassess him | Books | Entertainment

The quote continued: “‘You are…such a bad liar, Ned Stark,’ he said through his pain. “‘The realm…the realm knows what a wretched king I’ve been. “‘Bad as Aerys, the gods spare More...

By 管理員 On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
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Winds of Winter: George RR Martin explains why he ‘loves’ writing evil characters | Books | Entertainment

Upon being asked whether he had ever fallen out of love with writing any bad guys, Martin responded: “I still love all the characters. “Even some of them who aren’t very lovable. At least the More...

By 管理員 On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
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Outlander ending: Diana Gabaldon wrote franchise’s ending ‘ten years ago’ | Books | Entertainment

Speaking with Good Reads in 2014, Gabaldon was asked a number of questions about the Outlander history, and indeed where it’s going. During this interview Gabaldon was asked: “Do you already know More...