Search Results: "Neil Gaiman"


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THE BEST AMERICAN COMICS 2010 by Neil Gaiman
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 15, 2010

"Every year seems to raise the bar."
Another star-studded anthology grapples with the challenge of whether comics can survive respectability. Read full book review >

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SMOKE AND MIRRORS by Neil Gaiman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"Nothing later on matches it in a volume that's otherwise an exhilarating display of the work of one of our most entertaining storytellers."
A whopping collection of 30 stories, narrative poems, and unclassifiable briefer pieces from the peerlessly inventive British-born co-editor/creator of The Sandman graphic novel series and last year's terrific fantasy Neverwhere. Read full book review >

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TRIGGER WARNING by Neil Gaiman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Full of all manner of witches and monsters and things that creep in the night, this collection will thoroughly satisfy faithful fans and win new ones—if there's anyone out there left unconverted."
The third collection of short fiction from a beloved modern mythmaker. Read full book review >

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THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE by Neil Gaiman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 18, 2013

"Poignant and heartbreaking, eloquent and frightening, impeccably rendered, it's a fable that reminds us how our lives are shaped by childhood experiences, what we gain from them and the price we pay."
From one of the great masters of modern speculative fiction: Gaiman's first novel for adults since Anansi Boys (2005). Read full book review >

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CORALINE by Neil Gaiman
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2002

"Not for the faint-hearted—who are mostly adults anyway—but for stouthearted kids who love a brush with the sinister: Coraline is spot on. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A magnificently creepy fantasy pits a bright, bored little girl against a soul-eating horror that inhabits the reality right next door. Read full book review >

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THE VIEW FROM THE CHEAP SEATS by Neil Gaiman
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 31, 2016

"Gaiman's many fans will love this collection, which showcases the author's wit, wisdom, and deep appreciation for art and the people who make it."
The acclaimed author shares his thoughts on stories of all kinds: books, comics, movies, music, and more. Read full book review >

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FRAGILE THINGS by Neil Gaiman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Expect the unexpected. Then savor the luscious chills."
Neo-Goth-Pulp-Noir has pretty much been trademarked by Gaiman (Anansi Boys, 2005, etc.), and these 31 jagged slices of life and the afterlife dependably deliver the damaged goods: zombies, dream-haunted kiddies, femmes fatale and fiends. Read full book review >

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STARDUST by Neil Gaiman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 1999

"Wonderful stuff, for kids of all ages."
The multitalented author of The Sandman graphic novels and last year's Neverwhere charms again, with a deftly written fantasy adventure tale set in early Victorian England and enriched by familiar folk materials. Read full book review >

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NEVERWHERE by Neil Gaiman
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 1997

"And, yes, Virginia, there really are alligators in those sewers—and Gaiman makes you believe it."
Some of the best pure storytelling around these days is being produced in the critically suspect genre of fantasy, and this exuberantly inventive first full-length novel, by the co-creator of the graphic series The Sandman (1996), is a state-of-the-art example. Read full book review >

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NORSE MYTHOLOGY by Neil Gaiman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"Superb. Just the thing for the literate fantasy lover and the student of comparative religion and mythology alike."
Fire and ice to begin, fire and ice to end. And it's not going to end well, friends: first come the giants, then the all-ravening wolf, and then…. Read full book review >

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ANANSI BOYS by Neil Gaiman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 20, 2005

"Intermittently lumpy and self-indulgent, but enormously entertaining throughout. And the Gaiman faithful—as hungry for stories as Tiger himself—will devour it gratefully."
The West African spider-trickster god Anansi presides benignly over this ebullient partial sequel to Gaiman's award-winning fantasy American Gods (2001). Read full book review >

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AMERICAN GODS by Neil Gaiman
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 19, 2001

"A magical mystery tour through the mythologies of all cultures, a unique and moving love story—and another winner for the phenomenally gifted, consummately reader-friendly Gaiman."
An ex-convict is the wandering knight-errant who traverses the wasteland of Middle America, in this ambitious, gloriously funny, and oddly heartwarming latest from the popular fantasist (Stardust, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >