ender's game

[Orson Scott Card] has probably raised a generation that will grow up to be better people than he is, which is great. That’s kind of the magic of literature - a dickhead can write a brilliant book.

C. Alexander London, author of new middle grade series THE WILD ONES.

Listen to the whole interview here, or download it on iTunes or Stitcher.

In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him. I think it’s impossible to really understand somebody, what they want, what they believe, and not love them the way they love themselves. And then, in that very moment when I love them…I destroy them.

Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game

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