Weekend Links – May 30, 2015

Tanith Lee 1947-2015
Tanith Lee 1947-2015

Beloved author Tanith Lee has passed away:

Books:

John Scalzi signs $3.4 million book deal; far-right rival Vox Day crushed under 442 tons of sour grapes

ASOIAF has a rape problem

Maybe lengthy novels are required for the type of huge-scale worldbuilding that is currently popular?

Or not. Short novels can still contain vast universes.

A summer reading list for people who want to read diversely

If you care about diversity, this round table discussion is a great one to read for some perspective on what diversity even means

If you watch Game of Thrones, we also lost Maester Aemon this week:

via Beautiful Death
via Beautiful Death

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