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George R. R. Martin On His Three Favorite Books

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Ever wonder what books your favorite authors are reading? George R. R. Martin shares his three favorites with our partner Penguin Random House in this interview!

Buy the books:

Lord of Light by Roger Zelanzy

Have Space Suit-Will Travel by Robert A. Heinlein

The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester

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George R.R. Martin sold his first story in 1971 and has been writing professionally since then. He spent ten years in Hollywood as a writer-producer, working on The Twilight Zone, Beauty and the Beast, and various feature films and television pilots that were never made. In the mid ’90s he returned to prose, his first love, and began work on his epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire. He has been in the Seven Kingdoms ever since. Whenever he’s allowed to leave, he returns to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he lives with the lovely Parris, and two cats named Augustus and Caligula, who think they run the place.

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