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Love Game of Thrones? Recommended Reading from George R. R. Martin

A Game of Thrones
A Game of Thrones By Martin, George R. R. (Book - 2011 )

Annotation:The first novel in the Song of Ice and Fire series.

Annotation:Find the novels in the Song of Ice and Fire series and other works by George R. R. Martin in the NYPL catalog.

Annotation:In response to readers who ask what to read while "waiting for [his] next one," George R. R. Martin recommends classic fantasy & newer noteworthy authors in the genre as well as must-read historical fiction on his blog. Posted March 10, 2013.

The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian
The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian By Howard, Robert E., 1906-1936 (Book - 2005 ) SCI-FI H and more… All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Kull of Atlantis & Solomon Kane by the same author are also recommended by Martin.

Tales of the Dying Earth
Tales of the Dying Earth By Vance, Jack, 1916- (Paperback - 2000 ) FIC V All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 3

Annotation:Also recommended by Jack Vance: Lyonesse, Cugel the Clever, "and so much more."

Dark Ladies
Dark Ladies By Leiber, Fritz, 1910- (Book - 1999 ) FIC L

Annotation:Recommended as a classic fantasy author "you owe it to yourself to read." Martin does not mention specific titles.

Watership Down
Watership Down By Adams, Richard, 1920- (Book - 2005 ) FIC A and more… All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 5

Annotation:Martin also recommends some of the author's less well-known titles, Shardik & Maia.

A Wizard of Earthsea
A Wizard of Earthsea By Le Guin, Ursula K. (Book - 2012 ) FIC L and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Book 1 in the Earthsea Cycle.

Sword at Sunset
Sword at Sunset By Sutcliff, Rosemary (Paperback - 2008 ) FIC S and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Recommended as a classic fantasy author "you owe it to yourself to read." Martin does not mention specific titles.

The Weirdstone of Brisingamen
The Weirdstone of Brisingamen A Tale of Alderley By Garner, Alan, 1934- (Paperback - 2006 ) J FIC G and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Recommended as a classic fantasy author "you owe it to yourself to read." Martin does not mention specific titles.

Tales
Tales By Lovecraft, H. P., 1890-1937 (Book - 2005 ) SCI-FI L and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Recommended as a classic fantasy author "you owe it to yourself to read." Martin does not mention specific titles.

A Shadow in Summer
A Shadow in Summer By Abraham, Daniel (Book - 2007 ) SCI-FI A

Annotation:Part I of the Long Price Quartet. Followed by A Betrayal in Winter; An Autumn War: The Price of Spring

The Name of the Wind
The Name of the Wind By Rothfuss, Pat (Paperback - 2008 ) SCI-FI R and more… All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 7

Annotation:Martin generally recommends Rothfuss as a conetmporary fantasy writer worth reading but does recommend specific titles.

Best Served Cold
Best Served Cold By Abercrombie, Joe (Book - 2009 ) SCI-FI A All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Also recommended by Martin: The Heroes.

The Silver Chalice
The Silver Chalice By Costain, Thomas B., 1885-1965 (Downloadable Audiobook - 2010 ) Check availability»

Annotation:Historical fiction. Also mentioned: The Black Rose.

Flashman
Flashman By Fraser, George MacDonald, 1925-2008 (Downloadable Audiobook - 2012 ) Check availability»

Annotation:The first book in Fraser's long series about Victorian adventurer Flashman.

The Archer's Tale
The Archer's Tale By Cornwell, Bernard (eBook - 2006 ) Check availability»

Annotation:Martin mentions Cornwell as a "first rate" writer of historical fiction but did not recommend specific titles. 'The Archer's Tale' is the first title in Cornwell's Grail Quest series set in the 14th century.

Lionheart
Lionheart By Penman, Sharon Kay (Book - 2011 ) FIC P and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Martin mentions Penman as a "first rate" writer of historical fiction but did not recommend specific titles. 'Lionheart' is the 4th book in Penman's Plantagenets series set in the 12th century.

The Afghan Campaign
The Afghan Campaign By Pressfield, Steven (Book - 2006 ) FIC P All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Martin mentions Pressfield as a "first rate" writer of historical fiction but did not recommend specific titles.

The Serpent Dreamer
The Serpent Dreamer By Holland, Cecelia, 1943- (Book - 2005 ) FIC H and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Martin mentions Holland as a "first rate" writer of historical fiction but did not recommend specific titles.

The Sacred Band
The Sacred Band By Durham, David Anthony, 1969- (Book - 2011 ) SCI-FI D and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Martin mentions Durham as a "first rate" writer of historical fiction but did not recommend specific titles.

The Iron King
The Iron King By Druon, Maurice, 1918-2009 (Book - 2013 ) FIC D and more… All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 1

Annotation:First book in the Accursed Kings series.

Annotation:Reading list published in Huffington Post Books on March 11, 2013.

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Recommended fantasy and historical fiction reading from Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin. Martin offered these recommendations on his blog in March 2013 in response to readers who ask what to read while "waiting for [his] next one." The Huffington Post then published these as a reading list. We've included a link to Martin's books in our catalog as well as to any of his recommendations currently available to borrow or download from NYPL.


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