Her stories have been published in the new yorker, tin house. He was the author who introduced me to the genre of litrpg, a subgenre of fantasy. Ernest christy cline born march 29, 1972 is an american novelist, slam poet, and. Ernest cline is an american slam artist, a novelist, and a screenwriter. Explore books by ernest cline with our selection at. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. December 23, 2017 in authors mz thrift store finds. Bookclub armada by ernest cline official discussion. His books written specifically for the general public include the battles of armageddon. Ernest cline s universe is about to get a lot larger. The book was shortlisted for the john leonard award from the national book critics circle and the center for fictions first novel prize. Spielberg came and met cline holding a copy of ready player one filled with postit notes and highlighted paragraphs, everything the filmmaker wanted to take from the book into the movie. Click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on orders over. Ready player one 2 will explore other facets of pop.
In retrospect, one of the ways i made it easier for myself to write the novel was by using. Ernest cline is working on a sequel to ready player one. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Megiddo and the jezreel valley from the bronze age to the nuclear age. His books have been published in over fifty countries and have spent more than 100 weeks on the new. Ready player one authors armada book is becoming a movie. In june 2010, cline sold his first novel, ready player one, a book that takes.
It is a dystopian, scifi novel about wade watts, a teenager in the year 2044. The author offers an update on his anticipated ready player one followup. Ernest cline s first published book is called ready player one. Ready player one delorean prize awarded boing boing. Ernest cline on new book, armada the clarionledger. Bookclub armada by ernest cline official discussion thread. His books have been published in over fifty countries and have spent more than 100 weeks on the new york times best sellers list. He has become most synonymous with his novels ready player one and armada. Aug 16, 2011 ernest cline is an internationally bestselling novelist, screenwriter, father, and fulltime geek. With the longawaited film version of ready player one now in theaters, the novels author. Mar 28, 2018 cline acknowledges the books solipsistic focus, and puts it down to his inexperience as a novelist. See related science and technology articles, photos, slideshows and videos. Ernest cline has 11 books on goodreads with 1545936 ratings.
His books have been published in over fifty countries and have spent more than 100 weeks on the new york times bestseller list. Aug 16, 2011 buy ready player one 1 by cline, e isbn. Ernest cline interview on ready player one, working with. Ready player one author ernest cline s other novel armada will get its own film adaptation from universal pictures.
I felt bored during the fight sequences and most of the namedropping references i loved in ready player one just seemed shoehorned into the story. His debut as a novelist came in 2011 with ready player one, which became a new york times and usa today bestseller. Ernest christy cline born march 29, 1972 is an american novelist, slam poet, and screenwriter. Author ernest cline says the ready player one sequel novel will explore different areas of pop culture. I for one want recommendations for more books like ready player one by ernest cline. Cline received a sevenfigure advance for that book, too, and scored another sevenfigure deal from. Ready player one author ernest cline is a big fan of references to 80s pop culture, but it turns out that hes also a big fan of striking while the iron is hotor whatever the 80s. He worked in information technology in his twenties and worked on screenwriting in. His 2009 film fan boys, much to his surprise, became a. Mar 28, 2018 spielberg came and met cline holding a copy of ready player one filled with postit notes and highlighted paragraphs, everything the filmmaker wanted to take from the book into the movie. Ernie cline s 2011 debut novel ready player one is being made into a blockbuster movie thanks to steven spielberg, but it looks like cline might be bringing readers back to the oasis for another.
Game over, about the collapse of the once mighty video game company atari, which was forced to bury. His primary occupation, however, has always been geeking out, and he eventually threw aside those other promising career paths to express his love of pop culture fulltime as a spoken word artist and screenwriter. Cline acknowledges the books solipsistic focus, and puts it down to his inexperience as a novelist. Bookstores are one of his favorite places in the world. Ready player one author ernest clines other novel armada will get its own film adaptation from universal pictures. I wrote ready player one and my second book, armada, is on sale today and is reddits current book club pick. Similar read works were reamde and snow crash by neal stephenson, halting stateby charles stross, otherland by. I just finished the book and here is my overall impression. Similar read works were reamde and snow crash by neal.
Now i know that most people consider his popular book, ready player one, scifi, and fantasy, but, those of us who are litrpg fans know the truth. In the video, xplay host blair herter welcomes ernest cline, the author of gameheavy scifi novel mark frauenfelder 2. Im trying to write a sequel to the book and not to the movie. The park road books geek book club will be reading ready player one by ernest cline for their july meeting. Cline declined to elaborate further on the new books contents, though he did say he picked spielbergs brain on what could come next. Ernest cline is the author of the bestselling science fiction novel ready player one, which is currently being adapted for film by steven spielberg.
In the world of the book, which is parallel to our own in many ways, wade prefers to spend his time in a virtual world, aptly named oasis. Below is a list of ernest clines books in order of when they were originally released. His primary occupation, however, has always been geeing out, and he eventually threw aside those other promising career paths to express his love of pop culture full time as a spoken word artist and screenwriter. Ernest clines new novel is a virtual retread of his previous work, ready player one. Clines second novel armada debuted last month at no. Ready player ones ernest clines next novel titled armada. Ernest cline, whose novel ready player one is the basis for a new movie, grew up reading. He is the author of the novels ready player one and armada and coscreenwriter of the film adaptation of ready player one, directed by steven spielberg. Ernest cline is an internationally bestselling novelist, screenwriter, father, and fulltime geek. Cline is able to incorporate his favorite toys and games into a perfectly accessible narrative. Cline was born and raised in ashland, ohio, the son of faye imogene nee williams and ernest christy cline. Dec 04, 2012 those who liked ernest cline s scifi adventure novel ready player one have likely been waiting to hear about the writers next project, beyond bringing rpo to the big screen. He is known for his novels ready player one and armada. Martin, his delorean, and how star wars and video games changed his life.
An amazing look into the life of one of my favourite writers. New york times bestselling author ernie cline has closed a substantial book deal. He was born in the city of ashland, ohio on march 29, 1972 to parents ernest cline and faye imogene williams. Jack ketchum talks horror roots and new book the secret. Ernest cline audio books, best sellers, author bio.
Makes you think more about the person behind the book rather than the characters written into it. He helped cowrite the screenplay adaptation of ready player one and will be seeing it released in theaters on march 29th, 2018 screen rant got a chance to talk with ernest cline on press day, where we discussed what inspired him to. Nov 18, 2016 i for one want recommendations for more books like ready player one by ernest cline. Discount prices on books by ernest cline, including titles like the art of ready player one. Ill start answering your questions at 5pm et today so fire away. Author ernest cline is set to hit continue on ready player one, with the writer revealing during a facebook livestream for steven spielbergs upcoming movie. Like many nerdy kids, i dont know how i would have survived without being able. Cline also wrote the screenplay for fanboys, about a group of hardcore star wars fans, and he recently appeared in the documentary film atari.
I wish i had time to answer more, but im heading to my signing at keplers bookstore here in san francisco tonight. Ernest cline made his debut as a published author in 2006 with the nonfiction book the importance of being ernest. Emma cline is an american writer and novelist, originally from california. That futuristic story featured a nerdysavvy 17yearold gamer boy whose quest to solve puzzles in an. Below is a list of ernest cline s books in order of when they were originally released. The official author page of ernest cline, bestselling author of ready player one and armada. Ernest cline is a bestselling author, screenwriter, and slam poet. Ernest cline has worked as a shortorder cook, fish gutter, plasma donor, elitist video store clerk, and tech support drone. I felt that this book just did not capture the magic of ready player one. Ernest cline confirms hes writing a ready player one sequel ew. Ernest clines pop culture odyssey ready player one is making its way to the big screen next year, but it looks like somewhere down the road the. Ernest cline was planning to drive his trickedout delorean to austin for a talk about his upcoming novel armada, but game of thrones author george r. Its just over a month before ready player one is set to open theatrically, a movie based on his 2011 book of the same name.
Ernest cline ashland, 29 marzo 1972 e uno scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense. He is one of the founding fathers of the litrpg genre. Ernest clines first published book is called ready player one. Aptowicz of philadelphia and the late maureen okeefe aptowicz, was married june 18 to ernest christy cline. Those who liked ernest clines scifi adventure novel ready player one have likely been waiting to hear about the writers next project, beyond bringing rpo to the big screen. Cline was born and raised in ashland, ohio, the son of faye imogene nee williams. The full details of which are still a secret, but here is what we can tell you about. Andy weir, new york times bestselling author of the martian armada proves. Looks like ready player one is getting a book sequel. Ready player one author ernest cline is working on a sequel.
Ready player one author ernest cline seals monster deal for next book. Like many nerdy kids, i dont know how i would have survived without being able to escape into. Ernest clines vision of a vrfilled future isnt the only one suited for the. Janet maslin, the new york times triggers memories and emotions embedded in the. Dec 11, 2017 ernest cline s pop culture odyssey ready player one is making its way to the big screen next year, but it looks like somewhere down the road the new film could get a sequel, because the book is. Mar 29, 2018 ernest cline, whose novel ready player one is the basis for a new movie, grew up reading. At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, a spectacularly genrebusting, ambitious, and charming debut that is part quest, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spellslinging mages battle giant japanese robots. Mar 11, 2014 ernest cline was planning to drive his trickedout delorean to austin for a talk about his upcoming novel armada, but game of thrones author george r. The sciencefiction writer john scalzi has aptly referred to ready player one as a nerdgasm and there can be no better oneword description of this ardent fantasy artifact about fantasy culture.987 1547 543 458 1645 1645 1168 822 1501 637 1178 249 431 389 81 353 1665 1510 1614 871 44 401 516 542 676 167 741 598 1339 1275 1063 1177 161 1422 105 1362 1017 928 504 622 1092 1039 1149 573