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Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, nonfiction, audio theatre, and films. His works include the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book.
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Stone Cage
by Nicholas Gray Stuart (Jan 01, 1995)
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Neil Gaiman
Mar 25, 2020
@lyon_laurel @UofGFantasy @EllenKushner @terriwindling @garthnix @excaliburedpan @JasmijnCremers The Stone Cage. Astonishing book!     source
The City We Became
A Novel (The Great Cities Trilogy (1))
by N. K. Jemisin (Mar 24, 2020)
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Five New Yorkers must come together in order to defend their city from an ancient evil in the first book of a stunning new series by Hugo award-winning and NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin.Every great city has a soul. Some are as ancient as myths, and others are as new and destructive as children. New York City? She's got six.But every city als...
Neil Gaiman
Feb 20, 2020
It is such a good book.     source
Katherine Rundell Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and prize-winning author of five novels for children explores how children's books ignite, and can re-ignite, the imagination; how children's fiction, with its unabashed emotion and playfulness, can awaken old hungers and create new perspectives on the world. This delightful and persuasive es...
Neil Gaiman
Feb 10, 2020
I have given this book to people, because the world needs to read it.     source
Wisconsin Death Trip
by Michael Lesy (Dec 31, 1999)
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First published in 1973, this remarkable book about life in a small turn-of-the-century Wisconsin town has become a cult classic. Lesy has collected and arranged photographs taken between 1890 and 1910 by a Black River Falls photographer, Charles Van Schaik....
Neil Gaiman
Jan 30, 2020
@BreadConquerer @scottlynch78 Of course! Marvellous book.     source
Everybody Died So I Got A Dog
by Emily Dean (Mar 07, 2019)
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The funny, heart-breaking, wonderfully told story of love, family and overwhelming loss which led Emily Dean to find hope and healing in the dog she always wanted. Growing up with the Deans was a fabulous training ground for many things: ignoring unpaid bills, being the most entertaining guest at dinner, deconstructing poetry. It was never home for...
Neil Gaiman
Jan 20, 2020
I loved this book so much. It's hard to overpraise. So funny and so sad and so hopeful.     source
The Wind in the Willows
by Kenneth Grahame (Jul 26, 2005)
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"There is nothing half so much worth doing as simply messing around in boats."When Mole flees his little underground home he discovers new friends and adventures with Raj, Toad and Badger.This much-loved story has been carefully retold for young children to enjoy. With beautiful illustrations throughout, it provides the perfect introduction to a cl...
Neil Gaiman
Oct 01, 2019
I think The Wind in the Willows is an excellent candidate for Best Book Ever Written.     source
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The Master and Margarita
by Mikhail Bulgakov (Mar 19, 1996)
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The first complete, annotated English Translation of Mikhail Bulgakov's comic masterpiece.An audacious revision of the stories of Faust and Pontius Pilate, The Master and Margarita is recognized as one of the essential classics of modern Russian literature. The novel's vision of Soviet life in the 1930s is so ferociously accurate that it could not ...
Neil Gaiman
Jul 12, 2019
@Slavinskas_art I love that book.     source
Bleak House
by Gill Tavner (Apr 01, 2020)
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Categories: ClassicsFiction
Bleak House opens in the twilight of foggy London, where fog grips the city most densely in the Court of Chancery. The obscure case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce, in which an inheritance is gradually devoured by legal costs, the romance of Esther Summerson and the secrets of her origin, the sleuthing of Detective Inspector Bucket and the fate of Jo the ...
Neil Gaiman
From the highest in the land to the lowest, the court of Chancery destroys lives. A wonderful read even if you don't like Spontaneous Human Combustion.     source
Paco et Mozart
16 musiques à écouter (Mes petits livres sonores) (French Edition)
by Magali Le Huche (Sep 22, 2016)
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Une histoire à lire et 16 musiques à écouter !Paco aime beaucoup jouer la musique de Mozart avec son ami Fonzy et surtout aller écouter les musiciens partout dans la ville. Car aujourd'hui c'est la fête de la musique à Paris !On découvre avec Paco les musiques du grand Mozart : -La Marche turque, -Sonate pour violon, -Symphonie n°25, -Ah vous dirai...
Neil Gaiman
My small son Ash loves them, and when nothing else will soothe him, he will happily listen to/read a Paco book. It makes my life good because it makes his good.     source
Paco et Vivaldi
16 musiques à écouter (Mes petits livres sonores) (French Edition)
by Magali Le Huche (Sep 22, 2016)
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16pages. 21x18x2cm. Album....
Neil Gaiman
My small son Ash loves them, and when nothing else will soothe him, he will happily listen to/read a Paco book. It makes my life good because it makes his good.     source
Paco et le rock
16 musiques à écouter (Mes petits livres sonores) (French Edition)
by Magali Le Huche (Sep 24, 2015)
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Categories: Children'sFiction
Une histoire à lire et 16 musiques à écouter !Paco adore le rock ! Il prend sa guitare et il va à Londres, la ville du rock. Et s'il réalisait son rêve : enregistrer son premier disque... ?Au fil de l'histoire, on découvre avec Paco les instruments du rock : la guitare, la guitare électrique, la guitare basse, le piano, le saxophone, la contrebasse...
Neil Gaiman
My small son Ash loves them, and when nothing else will soothe him, he will happily listen to/read a Paco book. It makes my life good because it makes his good.     source
Paco et le jazz
16 musiques à écouter (Mes petits livres sonores) (French Edition)
by Magali Le Huche (Sep 24, 2015)
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Categories: Children'sFiction
Une histoire à lire et 16 musiques à écouter !La Nouvelle-Orléans est la ville du jazz. Paco a emporté son saxophone et espère bien se faire quelques amis !Au fil de l'histoire, on découvre les instruments du jazz : le saxophone, la trompette, la clarinette, le trombone, la contrebasse, la guitare manouche, le violon, la batterie, le piano, la voix...
Neil Gaiman
My small son Ash loves them, and when nothing else will soothe him, he will happily listen to/read a Paco book. It makes my life good because it makes his good.     source
Paco et l'orchestre
16 musiques à écouter (Mes petits livres sonores) (French Edition)
by Magali Le Huche (Oct 16, 2014)
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Paco est très content ! Ce soir, il y a un beau concert dans la forêt. Mais où sont donc passés tous les musiciens ? En route pour une balade toute en musique et en malice !En appuyant sur l'icône, l'enfant peut écouter la clarinette , le piano , le violon , la contrebasse , le célesta , le xylophone, le piccolo, le violoncelle, la flûte traversièr...
Neil Gaiman
My small son Ash loves them, and when nothing else will soothe him, he will happily listen to/read a Paco book. It makes my life good because it makes his good.     source
Lud-in-the-Mist
by Hope Mirrlees (Aug 07, 2013)
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Lud-in-the-Mist, the capital city of the small country Dorimare, is a port at the confluence of two rivers, the Dapple and the Dawl. The Dapple has its origin beyond the Debatable Hills to the west of Lud-in-the-Mist, in Fairyland. In the days of Duke Aubrey, some centuries earlier, fairy things had been look upon with reverence, and fairy fruit wa...
Neil Gaiman
My favourite fairy tale/detective novel/history/fantasy.     source
Horns
A Novel
by Joe Hill (Mar 08, 2011)
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Ignatius Perrish spent the night drunk and doing terrible things. He woke up the next morning with a thunderous hangover, a raging headache . . . and a pair of horns growing from his temples.At first Ig thought the horns were a hallucination, the product of a mind damaged by rage and grief. He had spent the last year in a lonely, private purgatory,...
Neil Gaiman
An immensely powerful writer. This, his second novel, is about a man who wakes up after a bad night with horns pushing out of his forehead.     source
ALEC
The Years Have Pants (A Life-Size Omnibus)
by Eddie Campbell (Jan 18, 2010)
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For the first time ever, the pioneering autobiographical comics of master cartoonist Eddie Campbell (From Hell) are collected in a single volume Brilliantly observed and profoundly expressed, the ALEC stories present a version of Campbell's own life, filtered through the alter ego of "Alec MacGarry." Over many years, we witness Alec's (and Eddie's)...
Neil Gaiman
The best autobiography in comics form ever done, perhaps because that wasn't what he was trying to do.     source
Views
by Roger Dean (Mar 10, 2009)
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Categories: ArtNonfictionMusic
The first two volumes chronicling the unique art and design of Roger Dean met with huge critical and popular success. Views (1975) went straight to number one in the Sunday Times bestseller list and went on to sell over a million copies. Magnetic Storm (1984) sold over 650,000 copies. These new editions, reworked to accompany the publication of the...
Neil Gaiman
Loved it.     source
Archer's Goon
by Diana Wynne Jones (Nov 30, 2000)
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"Face the facts! This town is run by seven megalomaniac wizards!" When Howard Sykes comes home to find a giant thug -- the Goon -- in the kitchen, life turns upside down. Archer, one of seven siblings who control everything in their town from electricity to the police, has sent the Goon to collect the two thousand words Howard's father owes him. ...
Neil Gaiman
She was the best writer of magical children's fiction of our generation. I don't know if this is the best of her novels, but it's my favourite.     source
Shadow & Claw
The First Half of 'The Book of the New Sun'
by Gene Wolfe (Oct 15, 1994)
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The Shadow of the Torturer is the tale of young Severian, an apprentice in the Guild of Torturers on the world called Urth, exiled for committing the ultimate sin of his profession -- showing mercy toward his victim.The Claw of the Conciliator continues the saga of Severian, banished from his home, as he undertakes a mythic quest to discover the aw...
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The best science fiction novel of the last century. A four volume book about memory and truth.     source