The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction
An enthralling collection of nonfiction essays on a myriad of topics—from art and artists to dreams, myths, and memories—observed in Neil Gaiman’s probing, amusing, and distinctive style.An inquisitive observer, thoughtful commentator, and assiduous craftsman, Neil Gaiman has long been celebrated... show more
An enthralling collection of nonfiction essays on a myriad of topics—from art and artists to dreams, myths, and memories—observed in Neil Gaiman’s probing, amusing, and distinctive style.An inquisitive observer, thoughtful commentator, and assiduous craftsman, Neil Gaiman has long been celebrated for the sharp intellect and startling imagination that informs his bestsellin
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 522
Edition language: English
The View From the Cheap Seats is a compilation of Neil Gaiman's best non-fiction. Some of these are essays, some are introductions, some are speeches and all of them are thoughtful. In this book, Neil Gaiman shares things he believes, things about the people he is fortunate enough to know, movies,...
Some of these I had read elsewhere previously, on Gaiman's blog or what have you. But even the bits that weren’t new to me were delightful to see again. Gaiman is an excellent storyteller, perhaps even more so when he’s not writing fiction. Library copy
This is a great thinking piece. The author touches on several subjects and gives his opinion on many things. Some is inspiring, some funny, some informational and so on. This book is a collection of articles, book forewords, speeches, etc. he has done with a few comments about them. I learned a ...
I got the US edition. Hardcover: 544 pages Publisher: William Morrow & Company; 01 edition (22 Jun. 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 0062262262 ISBN-13: 978-0062262264 As I could not find it here, I would just add my review. Well... This book is great. It is funny, real, humorous and good...
This audio, read by Neil himself, was interesting-depending upon the subject being discussed. For myself, I loved the essays and speeches about Terry Pratchett, (that one was my favorite and it even made me tear up), comics, Fritz Leiber, myths and music, (especially the Lou Reed piece). I was n...