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Every Tor Essential in 2020

We at Tor Books believe the true ‘golden age’ of science fiction and fantasy is now, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have a lot of love for the SFF published in the past. And thus, our Tor Essentials line was born, reintroducing readers to some of our favorite classics from decades past. Need to catch up? Check out this list below for a roundup of every Tor Essential that came out in 2020!

The Easier Part

by Vernor Vinge There are two main subplots in my novel, A Fire Upon the Deep: the galactic starfaring of Ravna, Pham, and the Skroderiders; and the adventure with the creatures of the Tines World. Of the two, the tale of Ravna and Company was by far the harder for me to write, and probably…

The Children of the Sky Sweepstakes

The Children of the Sky, the long awaited sequel to Vernor Vinge’s Hugo Award-winning A Fire Upon the Deep, is almost here! To celebrate, we are offering a chance to win one of five advance reading copies. Comment below to enter. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. You must be 18 or older and a legal resident of…

Vernor Vinge Prize Pack Sweepstakes

Sign up for the Tor/Forge Newsletter for a chance to win the following prize pack: We’ll also toss in an advance reading copy of The Children of the Sky! About our newsletter: every issue of Tor’s monthly email newsletter features original writing by, and interviews with, Tor authors and editors about upcoming new titles from…