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BookFilter: The Comma Queen, the King of Classical Music and More Great New Books

Michael Giltz | Posted 04.07.2015 | Books
Michael Giltz

You'll find dozens of favorites out this week. You can go back week by week if you want to discover more books to read, and you can go forward week by week if you want to take a peek at what's coming out in the days and months to come.

Neil Gaiman on Terry Pratchett: 'He Did Something Huge and Noble'

Laura Paull | Posted 03.15.2015 | Books
Laura Paull

Pratchett was already established as a fantasy writer; with The Carpet People and the first volumes of his Discworld series, he was on his way to becoming Britain's best selling author of the 1990s. "It was like Michelangelo phoning and asking if you want to paint a ceiling together," Gaiman says.

13 Tips For Writing A Novel

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 04.01.2015 | Books
Chaker Khazaal

There will be bumps. But you owe it to your characters, your audience, and most of all, yourself, to finish the story.

The Heart of the Matter: Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking

Sezin Koehler | Posted 03.02.2015 | Impact
Sezin Koehler

Part artist manifesto, part confessional, part feminist memoir: Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help is a thoughtful treatise on the spectrum of giving and receiving help from others, in whatever shape that may take.

Neil Gaiman Can Even Make Nonsense Sound Good

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 12.11.2014 | Books

Neil Gaiman once said on Twitter that he was pretty sure he could recite "Jabberywocky" from memory. This week, he showed that he not only has it memo...

The Art of Asking: Amanda Palmer Opens Her Heart to the World

Holly Cara Price | Posted 01.13.2015 | Books
Holly Cara Price

Palmer has, not to put too fine a point on it, ripped open her chest and exposed her heart for all to see.

Neil Gaiman, Amanda F**king Palmer & Judy Blume Take to Red Carpet for Free Speech

Rocco Staino | Posted 01.10.2015 | Books
Rocco Staino

The National Coalition Against Censorship celebrated its 40th Anniversary of free speech advocacy at a gala event on November 3 in New York City.

The Terrifying Book Every Kid Will Love

Off The Shelf | Posted 01.07.2015 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Sarah Jane Abbott for Off the Shelf When young Coraline's mother asks her where she has been all day, Coraline's fanciful response is, "I was kidn...

Kids Aren't Going to Learn Anything Because We Think It's Good for Them: A Conversation With Françoise Mouly {VIDEO}

Jordan Lloyd Bookey | Posted 12.28.2014 | Parents
Jordan Lloyd Bookey

Françoise Mouly knew intuitively how important comics were to the growth and development of her own children's literacy and love of reading, and she wanted to create that experience for a bigger audience.

What These Celebrities Have To Say About Bullying May Not Be What You're Expecting

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.20.2014 | Teen

John Green, Nina Dobrev, Jason Mraz and other big names are banding together to take on bullying -- but what they have to say about it might be a litt...

11 Hot-Tempered Books For Hot Summer Days

Oyster Books | Posted 09.20.2014 | Books
Oyster Books

These summer reads are more spiked than sweet. Indulge in the seedier side of the season with our favorite hot-tempered page turners from Stephen King, Hunter S. Thompson, Neil Gaiman, and more

Smiling Into Summer: Cultural and Charitable Catch-Up

Jill Lynne | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts
Jill Lynne

A bit bittersweet, this is the final exhibition at the familiar uptown Whitney - located in the Marcel Breuer building on Madison Avenue. It heralds its upcoming move down to the West Village/Meat Packing District (WV/MPD) - where the larger structure on Gansevoort Street - overlooks the Hudson River.

'Game of Thrones' Star Wants Role in 'American Gods' Adaptation

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 07.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Jason Momoa didn't know much about Neil Gaiman's "American Gods" until recently, when multiple fans told him he'd be a perfect for the role of the pro...

'So Many Ways To Die In Syria Now'

The Guardian | Neil Gaiman | Posted 05.22.2014 | World

The conflict in Syria has forced two and a half million people to flee the country. Neil Gaiman visits two refugee camps in Jordan run by UNHCR and he...

My First Panic Attack

Sarah Fader | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Fader

Not only was I going to die someday, but I was very small in comparison to the rest of the world, which was rather large. I couldn't get over how small I felt. I was an ant and the universe was expansive and I was drowning in the hugeness of it all.

WATCH: Neil Gaiman Reads 'Green Eggs And Ham'

Ed Mazza | Posted 02.03.2014 | Books

Neil Gaiman reading Dr. Seuss? Yes, please! Gaiman says he agreed to record himself reading "Green Eggs and Ham" and post the video on YouTube if t...

Laurie Anderson Surprises Us All

Tim McHenry | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McHenry

Laurie Anderson once said on stage at the Rubin that the essence of good art is that it should have the ability to surprise. It no longer surprises me...

On the Culture Front: Marina Abramovic, an Evening With Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman, Ibsen Reimagined and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 02.16.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

There's no one quite as original as Marina Abramovic, an artist who defies categorization and pushes the limits of what art can be and what the audience and performer can both endure.

The Best Answers From Neil Gaiman's Reddit AMA

| Posted 11.20.2013 | Books

By Natalie Zutter for Bookish.com With Reddit a bonafide Internet answering tastemaker, authors keep taking to the website to better connect with t...

Neil Gaiman Returns To 'Doctor Who'

Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment

Prolific author Neil Gaiman will return to the "Doctor Who" universe later this month with the release of his "Doctor Who" E-Book, "Nothing O'Clock," ...

If You Want to Find Out Who Your Friends Are... Crowdfund Your Movie

Penn Jillette | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Penn Jillette

My old friends, Neil Gaiman and Stephen Fry, are two of the greatest writers and thinkers of all time and my new friend, Trace Adkins is . . . well, he has a really low voice. These guys would all do anything for me. If I asked them to help me get attention for a movie I was making -- they would help.

The Writer's Junk Drawer Mind: What's in Yours?

Holly Robinson | Posted 12.24.2013 | Books
Holly Robinson

Last month, I had the pleasure of appearing on a panel at the West Hollywood Book Fair with writers T. Greenwood, whose latest novel is the fantastic ...

Neil Gaiman Tells Us Why Our Future Depends on Reading

Denise Cummins, Ph.D. | Posted 12.17.2013 | Impact
Denise Cummins, Ph.D.

A crucial issue was how to project the number of prisoners in 10-15 years. As it turns out, there was a simple algorithm for that: What percentage of 10 and 11-year-olds currently cannot read? "And certainly couldn't read for pleasure," he added.

Coraline, by Neil Gaiman: The First Decade

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 11.09.2013 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

A generation of children has now grown up with, and cherishes, this story of an intrepid, likeable little girl named Coraline Jones, at the end of her summer school holidays in East Sussex, not so long ago.

Women Entrepreneurs: Are We Successful Impostors?

Natalie MacNeil | Posted 10.29.2013 | Women
Natalie MacNeil

What exactly is the impostor syndrome? And why should we pay attention to it, when immediate concerns, such as planning for the week when we already have tons to do, seem to take a higher priority?