J.K. Rowling’s famous graduation speech
An inspiring speech isn't enhanced by turning it into a long greeting card.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:22 am
W.Va. Book Festival returns with Neil
By Lydia Nuzum One recent morning, Toni Blessing heard something that made her stop in her tracks. “I was listening to the ‘Book Riot’ podcast, and they were talking about a big book event they’re doing in New York City in early October,” Blessing said. “One of the hosts was saying ‘I can’t tell you who the authors are because we haven’t signed the contracts yet, but you’re going to love them, I ...
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 9:21 pm
George RR Martin, Game of Thrones and the
Fantasy fiction is being feted as never before. As Game of Thrones returns to our TV screens, John Mullan conveys the magic of the genre and explores the alternate universes of Tolkien, Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman – and the reigning laureate of fantasy, George RR Martin Has fantasy fiction, for decades a thriving literary genre, finally taken its place in the literary mainstream? It hardly ...
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 3:00 am
Review, "Trigger Warning"
As a devoted reader of Neil Gaiman for over two decades, I am always excited when he releases a new book. His recently published collection of short stories, “Trigger Warning,” is another superb book that highlights Gaiman’s myth-making gifts, his willingness to experiment with new forms, and his ability to play in other author’s sandboxes.
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 11:29 pm
‘That’s how I want to remember Terry’:
An interview with Gaiman in which he remembers his friend and collaborator is lovely and sad and funny A filmed conversation between Neil Gaiman and Michael Chabon at the Jewish Community Centre of San Francisco, in which Gaiman reminisces about Terry Pratchett, is lovely, and sad, and funny, and well worth a look . Related: Terry Pratchett: above all, he was funny Continue reading...
Posted on 23 March 2015 | 8:15 am
Writer Neil Gaiman reveals Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett, whose final novel was published yesterday, wanted his unfinished work to destroyed by a steam roller after he died, his friend has revealed. Award-winning author Neil Gaiman, who co-wrote Good Omens with the late fantasy writer, said SIr ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:26 pm
Hugo Awards: Who won, who didn't, in the
Winners in the past have included such famous authors as Philip K. Dick, Arthur C. Clarke, Orson Scott Card, Isaac Asimov, J.K. Rowling, and Neil Gaiman and, since the creation of the Hugos in 1953, the awards have been considered the big prize of the sci ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:27 am
Books To TV: Top 5 Books To Read Before They
Here are the top five books you have to read before they become TV shows: 1. "American Gods" written by Neil Gaiman HBO was said to have passed on the TV project, citing that they were challenged to recreate this book for television, according to Vulture.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:05 am
FremantleMedia Buys ‘Young Pope’
Its U.S. production arm, FremantleMedia North America, is producing zombie thriller “The Returned” for A&E, and the adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s urban fantasy novel “American Gods.”
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:14 pm
Neil Gaiman Prefers Tom Hiddleston Over
The highly anticipated adaptation of Neil Gaiman's "Sandman" has been confirmed. It was said that the author wanted Tom Hiddleston to join the cast as Morpheus. Although the casting for the film has yet to be finalized, multiple reports claimed that Gaiman ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 10:26 am