Update: Scott has posted a second map on his Tumblr account, that of the Canton of Somnay where the action starts in the next installment.
Scott Lynch’s British publisher, Gollancz, has announced that the release of the next installment of the Gentleman Bastard Sequence, The Thorn of Emberlain, has been moved to September 2016 to coincide with the author’s appearance as a Guest of Honor at Fantasycon-by-the-Sea (September 23-25, 2016). We do not know the exact release date yet but the pre-order page on Orion announces September 22nd. Stay tuned!
Update: September has been confirmed by Scott!
Joshua Soule, Senior Librarian at the New York Public Library’s Spuyten Duyvil branch, published a list of recommended books based on favorite Game of Thrones characters. If you like Petyr Baelish’s conniving, Locke Lamora is for you!
Who hasn’t found themselves rooting for Lord Littlefinger, even just a little? Devious, wily, cunning, diabolical are all adjectives for our favorite Westerosian bad boy. They also describe the protagonist of Scott Lynch’s Gentlemen Bastards [sic] series, Locke Lamora. Locke is raised as a supreme con artist by Father Chains, set on a path to balance the scales of life against the wealthy and powerful. He is Baelish with morals and loyalty to his friends.
Today our favorite author is blowing 38 candles! Join us in wishing him a happy birthday! May he enjoy his new boots!
Elizabeth Bear and Scott Lynch will be at the KGB Bar in NYC on April 20, 2016, at 7pm for a free reading. Enjoy! And send us your notes!
FantasyCon has confirmed that Scott Lynch will be a Guest of Honor, along with authors Frances Hardinge and Adam Nevill, at the upcoming convention to be held in Scarborough from September 23rd to 25th.
ChicagoNow has posted a list of 5 fantasy series worth reading while waiting for G.R.R. Martin’s Winds of Winter. Our beloved Gentleman Bastard (no S, please) Sequence takes 2nd place! It is praised as “a must read.” We wholeheartedly concur!
In the recent interview with Coode Street Podcast, Scott Lynch casually announced that the next installment of the Gentleman Bastard series, The Thorn of Emberlain, is to be expected in July 2016. Since the interview was recorded a couple of months ago during the World Fantasy Convention in Saratoga, it is possible that the schedule has since changed. Stay tuned!