The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction
Publish date: 2016-05-31
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction Neil Gaiman, 2016 An inquisitive observer, thoughtful commentator, and assiduous craftsman, Neil Gaiman has long been celebrated for the sharp intellect and startling imagination that informs his bestselling fiction. Now, The View from the Cheap...
Well this was wonderful and boring and inspiring and tedious all at different times. I'd read many parts before, so it's a mixed bag. It was one of those Kindle deals that I can never pass up (until recently when I installed the library extension and forced myself to use the darn thing finally.) I'm...
Some really great little selections here, but, as I titled it, it's a bit repetitive in places. There may be two essays back to back that come from a similar root, or key stories that are referenced multiple times. Other essays are wholly distinct from each other. It also, of course, has the adv...
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