References and Homages in A Song of Ice and Fire

Most fans have been able to spot the similarities between George RR Martin’s character Samwell Tarly and JRR Tolkien’s Samwise Gamgee. Martin was a huge fan of Lord of the Rings since the books were first published in the USA, so it’s no surprise he left a few homages to Lord of the Rings and some of his other… » 5/01/15 6:20pm 5/01/15 6:20pm

So it looks like there's a new ASOIAF book next year...

...but nope, it's not Winds of Winter. Rather it's a collection called A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms, collecting the "Dunk and Egg" novellas. The contents will be "The Hedge Knight," "The Sworn Sword," and "The Mystery Knight," all previously published. It might also include a new, non-Dunk and Egg story called… » 9/08/13 1:17pm 9/08/13 1:17pm