July 2007 Archives

By Orson Scott Card Spoiler alert: This post reveals the ending of Book Seven. So we’ve lived in J.K. Rowling’s moral universe for a decade now, seven volumes worth. Where did she take us, and to the degree that we […]

By Patrick Rothfuss Spoiler Alert: Jesus Dies. Fair warning: I’m going to speak plainly about book seven here. Also, I’m going to talk about what happens in the end of the Bible, and give away some of the major plot […]

By Orson Scott Card It has truly been a pleasure to converse — or at least take turns speaking — with Dr. Mohler. His attitude of quiet analysis is a refreshing change from the vitriol and slander that I’ve seen […]

By Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. I am pleased to have engaged in this discussion with Orson Scott Card. I will hope to meet him more personally in the future. It appears that we are not really discussing the same […]

By Orson Scott Card (I’m assuming that anyone reading this essay has already finished “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” If you haven’t, stop reading now, and get back to J.K. Rowling so you’ll know what I’m talking about, and […]

By Patrick Rothfuss The day “Deathly Hallows” came out, I was a family vacation in the distant northern corner of Wisconsin. I found myself in a cabin with no internet. There was a small town with no library. No public […]

By Orson Scott Card Editor’s Note: This blog post reveals plot points in the first third of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” Good people doing bad things — or rumored to have done them. Bad people doing noble things […]

By Orson Scott Card Editor’s Note: This blog post does not reveal any plot points in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” “Jane, you ignorant sl–…” Oh, wait, I’m showing my age. Just because I’m in a two-person debate in […]

By Patrick Rothfuss I knew anticipation of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” had reached ridiculous levels when one of my friends uttered the words: “Accio Book Seven!” What was truly surprising is that instead of being shunned by everyone […]

By Orson Scott Card A few days from now, J.K. Rowling will bring the Harry Potter series to an end. Well, actually, she brought it to an end months ago. But by the end of this week, we will finally […]