Neil Gaiman

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EJ and the Ironic Reading Material

Lately I’ve been reading a lot of YA despite the fact that I’m about as far from YAhood as one could possibly get and still be animated. I like YA. The stories I’ve been reading are original and fresh with some really quality writing. A. S. King’s The Dust ofRead More …


Life Amongst the Dead

It seems to me that either I’m getting older and my intolerance for wasting time is growing or else there is a lot of crap being published these days. Probably both, though more the latter than the former. Too often I pick up a book, get about five or tenRead More …


Anansi Boys

Being the contrary person I am, I’ve been avoiding reading Neil Gaiman for much the same reason I avoided seeing the movie Jaws many years ago: Hype. When Jaws was released, it seemed like everywhere you turned, there it was; fin in the water, dum-dum-dum-dum echo in the air. Everyone,Read More …