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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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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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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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 >

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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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CHU'S DAY AT THE BEACH by Neil Gaiman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 21, 2015

"Nonetheless, fans will delight and pass the tissue, as the aviator-goggle-wearing panda pleases with most of his sneezes. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Gaiman and Rex return with Chu's third picture book, sending the sneeze-happy panda cub to visit the surf and sand. Read full book review >

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CHU'S DAY by Neil Gaiman
by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Adam Rex
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Weigh great art and clever story against the exploitation of the old, unfortunate cliché that Asian names sound funny. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A modest yet richly colorful day in the life of a small panda who may or may not sneeze, which may or may not be calamitous. Read full book review >

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THE DANGEROUS ALPHABET by Neil Gaiman
ABC BOOKS
Released: May 1, 2008

"Children appear to be a secondary consideration. (Picture book. 7-12)"
Normal abecedarian fodder gets a poke in the ribcage with this most unusual alphabet tale. Read full book review >

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INSTRUCTIONS by Neil Gaiman
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2010

"Roses, trees, land and sea have shimmering life of their own and wind around the words as if made for them, which of course they were. (Picture book. 7 & up)"
A magical, incantatory poem—or perhaps a homily—first published in the Ellen Datlow/Terri Windling collection A Wolf at the Door in 2000 is made new with Vess's art. Read full book review >