Tag Archives: Neil Gaiman

Cultivating Food For Thought

The other day, I stopped by a local Chipotle restaurant for my favorite fast food tofu burrito. I was happy to find that they had a full set of the Mexican food chain’s new Cultivating Thought packaging. The second installment … Continue reading

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All mimsy were ye borogoves

In support of a fundraising campaign for the international charity group Worldbuilders , the ever popular author Neil Gaiman agreed to perform an iconic piece of children’s literature. The overwhelming choice was Lewis Carroll’s whimsical, wacky nonsense poem “Jabberwocky”.

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Give A Book This Christmas

Bloomsbury Publishing—whose authors include Neil Gaiman, J.K. Rowling and Khaled Hosseini—produced this little video to remind folks of the power of reading and the importance of great writing in our lives.

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How Do You Write ?

George R. R. Martin’s recent revelation that he does all of his writing on an old computer running DOS seems to have inspired this infographic:

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Good Omens Are Ineffable

At this year’s Edinburgh Book Festival some of Britain’s most popular authors shared their one favorite word. It sounds like a daunting task to choose just one word, but when I saw Neil Gaiman‘s video I knew that he was spot on. … Continue reading

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Finding Neverwhere

I first discovered Neil Gaiman‘s work through his collaboration with the great Terry Pratchett on the novel Good Omens. Then I found a copy of his novelization of his TV series Neverwhere on a trip to the UK. I’ve been a proselytizing … Continue reading

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A Book Is Proof…

This wonderful graphic paean to the printed book is the work of Australian freelance illustrator Gavin Aung Than. His entertaining and educational website, Zen Pencils, was launched earlier this year and was inspired by quotes from famous figures as diverse … Continue reading

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Why the 50s ?

The nonprofit publishing house The Library of America was created in 1979 with seed money from the National Endowment for the Humani1ties and the Ford Foundation. Their ongoing mission is to preserve the cultural heritage of  American writing and publishing. … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman Never Went to College

Neil Gaiman never attended university, but this past weekend he received an honorary degree from the nearby University of the Arts in Philadelphia and spoke at the commencement. The bestselling author of American Gods, Coraline, Stardust, Neverwhere and many more … Continue reading

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New Year Benediction

A New Year’s benediction from the amazing Neil Gaiman: “May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to … Continue reading

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