Ender's World

Ender's World

Fresh Perspectives on the SF Classic Ender's Game

Book - 2013
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Baker & Taylor
Presents a series of critical essays analyzing the science fiction novel "Ender's Game" by such authors as Aaron Johnston, Ken Scholes, and Alethea Kontis.

Perseus Publishing
Experience the thrill of reading Ender's Game all over again

Go deeper into the complexities of Orson Scott Card’s classic novel with science fiction and fantasy writers, YA authors, military strategists, including:

Ender prequel series coauthor Aaron Johnston on Ender and the evolution of the child hero
Burn Notice creator Matt Nix on Ender's Game as a guide to life
Hugo award–winning writer Mary Robinette Kowal on how Ender’s Game gets away with breaking all the (literary) rules
Retired US Air Force Colonel Tom Ruby on what the military could learn from Ender about leadership
Bestselling YA author Neal Shusterman on the ambivalence toward survival that lies at the heart of Ender’s story

Plus pieces by:

Hilari Bell
John Brown
Mette Ivie Harrison
Janis Ian
Alethea Kontis
David Lubar and Alison S. Myers
John F. Schmitt
Ken Scholes
Eric James Stone

Also includes never-before-seen content from Orson Scott Card on the writing and evolution of the events in Ender's Game, from the design of Battle School to the mindset of the pilots who sacrificed themselves in humanity’s fight against the formics

Experience the thrill of reading Ender's Game all over again

Go deeper into the complexities of Orson Scott Card’s classic novel with science fiction and fantasy writers, YA authors, military strategists, including:

Ender prequel series coauthor Aaron Johnston on Ender and the evolution of the child hero
Burn Notice creator Matt Nix on Ender's Game as a guide to life
Hugo award–winning writer Mary Robinette Kowal on how Ender’s Game gets away with breaking all the (literary) rules
Retired US Air Force Colonel Tom Ruby on what the military could learn from Ender about leadership
Bestselling YA author Neal Shusterman on the ambivalence toward survival that lies at the heart of Ender’s story

Plus pieces by:

Hilari Bell
John Brown
Mette Ivie Harrison
Janis Ian
Alethea Kontis
David Lubar and Alison S. Myers
John F. Schmitt
Ken Scholes
Eric James Stone

Also includes never-before-seen content from Orson Scott Card on the writing and evolution of the events in Ender's Game, from the design of Battle School to the mindset of the pilots who sacrificed themselves in humanity’s fight against the formics


Publisher: Dallas, Texas : Smart Pop, an imprint of BenBella Books, Inc., [2013]
ISBN: 9781937856267
9781937856212
Branch Call Number: 813 END
Characteristics: xv, 286 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Card, Orson Scott

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imme5150
Aug 19, 2016

A collection of essays by other authors about Ender's Game. Also some Q&A w/ Orson Scott Card. Interesting and enjoyable for lovers of the original book.

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jhahn
Dec 16, 2013

A great collection of essays. A must-read for any fan of Ender's Game.

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humming
May 30, 2013

The various essays and the author's answers to questions enriched my appreciation of Ender's Game (already a favorite book) and of Card's skills and impact on many aspects of our world.

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