Notes

NPR Interviews George R. R. Martin

Callers ask fiction and fantasy author, George R. R. Martin questions on NPR’s “On Point.”  “I never saw distinctions between these two genres. They all seemed to me to be flavors, if you will, of imaginative fiction, romantic fiction The great romantic tradition as opposed to realistic tradition in literature. My father called it all ‘weird stuff.’ He said I liked weird stuff. He liked Westerns. So his taste was more grounded, at least in his view. I was always fighting a dragon or going off to the stars or something like that.”

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