by Orson Scott Card
Ender's Game Resources
OSC’s website, including an awesome research area where Card answers reader questions. Whatever you think of him or his book, you have to respect the work he put into responding to his readers here.
While this is sometimes difficult to read – because they have their own jokey names for things – TV Tropes still makes a bunch of nice connections between different works. You know how Ender’s game at the end turns out to be a real war – well, they have a whole list of works that use the “And you thought it was a game” trope.
The super-short, one-minute version of Ender’s Game. Really.
Articles and Interviews
John Kessel argues that Ender’s Game has some problems because of how much it lets Ender get away with. We might not totally agree with him, but this essay is very smart and is worth reading – even if just to argue against it.
This website gives adult reviews to see if books are OK for kids. We wouldn’t take this too seriously, but it’s funny to see Ender’s Game accused of “frequent moderate swearing.” Was there?... Their bottom line: it’s emotionally gripping, though there are no good role models.
The reviewer likes it, but he only gives it two paragraphs.
Or, what would really happen if you tried to take over the world by writing opinions online (as Peter and Val do)?
Over at Time, Lev Grossman (who writes science fiction and fantasy) discusses some of the problems of adapting Ender’s Game.
Orson Scott Card discusses this new (!!!) Ender sequel.
Card discusses the Marvel adaptation of Ender’s Game.
OSC made an appearance at Comic-Con in New York in 2008. Check out his interview there.
Around the time that Marvel adapted Ender’s Game, Card went on NPR to talk about it.
This link should take you to a site where you can read the first few pages of Marvel’s adaptation of Ender’s Game.
A sequel to Ender's Game that picks up where EG left off. Check out the Google Books preview here.
A parallel book telling the story of Ender's Game from Bean's perspective. Take a peek using Amazon's preview.
Ender’s Game has had a lot of editions, and boy do people like coming up with new covers for them.
Looks like a pretty nice guy.
Card has a whole collection of pictures on his site of him as a kid. Also, in case you haven't been around any 6-11 year olds lately, this will help to remind you of how young Ender is.
Movie or TV Productions
There has never been an Ender’s Game movie, but there’s always been talk about making one. And maybe it will finally happen.