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The View from the Cheap Seats
The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction | Neil Gaiman
An enthralling collection of nonfiction essays on a myriad of topicsfrom art and artists to dreams, myths, and memoriesobserved in #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaimans 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 bestselling fiction. Now, The View from the Cheap Seats brings together for the first time ever more than sixty pieces of his outstanding nonfiction. Analytical yet playful, erudite yet accessible, this cornucopia explores a broad range of interests and topics, including (but not limited to): authors past and present; music; storytelling; comics; bookshops; travel; fairy tales; America; inspiration; libraries; ghosts; and the title piece, at turns touching and self-deprecating, which recounts the authors experiences at the 2010 Academy Awards in Hollywood.Insightful, incisive, witty, and wise, The View from the Cheap Seats explores the issues and subjects that matter most to Neil Gaimanoffering a glimpse into the head and heart of one of the most acclaimed, beloved, and influential artists of our time.
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#gratefulharvest #brown
A brown book- brownish Poe #catsoflitsy

Eggs 🤎 Love Gaiman🤎 11mo
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Branwen
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Apparently, Neil Gaiman makes a really comfy pillow! 😸 #catsoflitsy #littenkitten #chaplin

Leftcoastzen 👏😻 1y
TheLibrarian Oh cats and books 😹 1y
wanderinglynn Cats love Gaiman! ❤️🐱 1y
ShelleyBooksie I ♡ Chaplin! What a great cat. 1y
Branwen @Leftcoastzen 💕 @TheLibrarian 🤗💖 @wanderinglynn They go so well together! 😁 @ShelleyBooksie Awww thank you! He really is just the best, sweetest, book buddy! 😃😸💕📚 1y
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GingerAntics
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I‘ve been reading this book off and on for a year and 28 days. I started this book on 15 October 2019 in preparation for NaNoWriMo 2019, and just finished a little bit ago on 11 November 2020 in the middle of NaNoWriMo 2020. I guess this is a case of better late than never.
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GingerAntics I found myself wanting to savour almost every single entry in this book. Some made me laugh. Some made me think. Some made me cry. There is a little bit of everything in here. If you‘re a Gaiman fan and you‘re interested in the underlying world of his great works, this is the book for you. There is something in here for everyone. #NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats 2y
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GingerAntics
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I never drew the parallel between Neverwhere and Doctor Who, but it makes SO much sense.
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats #Neverwhere #DoctorWho

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xicanti
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I got a request for cranberry macaroon loaf, so I took some time out for #audiobaking.

I finished THE VIEW FROM THE CHEAP SEATS while I did the dishes, and it‘s definitely a standout for the month. I had an amazing time listening to Gaiman consider science fiction, comics, music, films, and the people who bring all these things into the world. Highly recommended, though some prior knowledge of his topics does help.

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I took a 9-mile #audiowalk along the new Rapid Transit path while I listened to the tagged book. It‘s so good, y‘all! I don‘t agree with Gaiman all the time, but that‘s one of the joys of these collections. You get to nod in recognition, and you get to argue.

It helps he and I are interested in lots of the same things. I can see how this‘d be a frustrating book for people who aren‘t into (or don‘t know much about) certain topics.

j.rye NINE miles?! Wow! 2y
xicanti @j.rye it was a good trek, but I‘m gonna be tired today. I haven‘t done many long distance walks since the pandemic started. 2y
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Mehso-so

I love Neil Gaiman's fiction, but this book is a compilation of essays and talks he's given about different subjects. All put together like that, I thought it made for a slightly boring book. The best parts were at the end where he talked about relationships with friends. I was disappointed he didn't share more personal information. I might not have stuck with it but for the fact that I like his reading voice and I had the audio.

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Wow, he really committed to that. It‘s awkward to read, but kind of funny (or quarantine has made me slap happy).
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats #sixtosix

Patchshank I worked at a McDonald's as a teenager. They had a McVoid stamp to void paperwork. I laughed about that for the rest of the day after I saw it. 2y
GingerAntics @Patchshank 🤣😂🤣 that‘s just awesome!!! I would have laughed all day, too. In fact, I probably will. 🤣😂🤣 Thanks for that!!! 2y
Oldschool_millenial My lines in the MacBeth section of my high school's production of "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" were literally adding "Mc/Mac" to ever other word and rolling all the R's--and said them all in an ultimately butchered Scottish accent ?? (forgive me Scotland) 2y
GingerAntics @Oldschool_millenial 🤣😂🤣 I‘ve heard they love a good laugh at themselves, so I‘m sure they forgive you and thank you for the chuckle. 2y
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This is an eerie thought, especially right now. That would certainly force social distancing, though.
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats

BarbaraTheBibliophage Eerie is right ... 2y
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GingerAntics
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One word. Rhymes with custard, almost.
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#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats

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GingerAntics
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Anyone else think “Somewhere in America. Three Months Late” would make a good title? Maybe for Gaiman‘s official biography, or autobiography. 🤣😂🤣 Bet it would be more than three months late, if it was his autobiography.
Can‘t help it. I love Gaiman.
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats

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Somehow, Gaiman always gets you to chuckle.
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats

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This is such a strange mental image. He‘s got all these awards out in a shed. He doesn‘t really care. He just keeps writing and keeps doing his thing, and whatever people think of it, he‘s just going to keep going.
I‘ve never read King, but seeing him through the eyes of Neil Gaiman, I think it‘s time.
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats

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THIS!!! Oh my god I know this feeling. I know this feeling so bad, but I have nowhere near as much stuff or money as Stephen King. It‘s nice to know I‘m not the only one who feels this, and that it might actually go away one day.
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats

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King said if everyone could keep the secret, no one would know he was dead for about a year if he‘d died when this interview was done.
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats

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Rule 5 for how to read Gene Wolfe.
😂🤣😂 “Gene is throwing the knives.” 😂🤣😂
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats #GeneWolfe

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SqueakyChu I don‘t think I‘d like to be more “nervous” than I already am these days! ☹️ 3y
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I can‘t believe I‘m bailing on Neil Gaiman, but this is going back to the library unfinished. I LOVED the first section (“Some Things I Believe”). After that, my mileage varied. This is partly format. I love Gaiman‘s narration, but I wanted to skim the pieces I wasn‘t as interested in—not easy on audio. It‘s also partly my reading mood. I bogged down in the middle & never really restarted, even with a print copy. I‘ll likely return to it later.

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I feel like this is a good quote to live by in 2020.

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I enjoyed this one. Some of these intros & pieces I had read/heard before, but a lot I hadn't. Mostly it beefed up my TBR even more, but a few times it made me tear up. Sometimes, the big feelings I get from Gaiman & his words make me question my sanity. I just like what he says & how he says it. For some reason, something in me rings like a bell struck when I consume his work. This was an intimate book that rang a lot.
@Soubhiville #authoramonth

Soubhiville Logged 📚 3y
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1. Tagged and also rereading The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue

2. Ocean at the End of the Lane and The Song of Achilles to my sister last night.

3. What kind of artist? Pen/Pencil/Paint: James Jean, Gail Potocki, Caravaggio, Grant Morrison, Terry Moore, Ryan Ottley, etc.
Musical: Ani Difranco, The National, Cursive, Two Gallants, G-Dragon, Childish Gambino, etc.

#weekendreads @rachelsbrittain

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And I thought I was a chocolate junkie. lol
This is on Dave McKean, by the way. Forgot to add in that bit. Woops.
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats #chocolate

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5th and last book for #MrBook1InAMillion
I enjoyed this. I love listening to Gaiman's voice and his views were enlightening 💙
#AuthoraMonth @Soubhiville
#BBRC #GrowUp non-fiction @LibrarianRyan
@Alisnazzy @Lynnsoprano @MrBook @Clwojick @Andrew65 @Rachel.Rencher @Lucas.Rencher @jb72 @TheReadingMermaid

MrBook Oh yeah! On 🔥, you‘ve been! 😎🙌🏻 3y
night_shift 5?! That's great! And I totally agree about Gaiman 😍 3y
LibrarianRyan Nice! 3y
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Andrew65 5 books is fantastic. Well done and thanks for taking part. 👏👏👏🙌👍😊🥳😍 3y
Andrew65 Such a great voice! 3y
Soubhiville Logged 📚 3y
Soubhiville Wow, this puts you in the lead for #AuthorAMonth by 2 books! 3y
BookwormAHN @Soubhiville I love reading Gaiman 💙 3y
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BarbaraJean
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I started this on audio this week, and I am SO enjoying having Neil Gaiman chatting to me about books as I drive to work!

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GingerAntics
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Just read this now, but it writing have worked well for last week.
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats #spookystory #authors #writing #missinggirl #shesawhim

Chrissyreadit Just stopped by to say hi, for some reason I have not seen any of your recent posts. 3y
GingerAntics @Chrissyreadit I‘ve been posting kind of sporadically lately. I‘ll post like 10 things rapid fire, then not post anything for a week, so it‘s easy to skip a few hours of Litsy and totally miss that I‘m still around. lol How are you doing? 3y
Chrissyreadit @GingerAntics busy with school and work. How are you? 3y
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GingerAntics @Chrissyreadit busy with work, which is school. So almost the same thing. lol (edited) 3y
Chrissyreadit What grade do you teach? 3y
GingerAntics @Chrissyreadit I teach seniors at a collegiate high school, so technically they are also college sophomores. 3y
Chrissyreadit Oh! That actually sounds like a great group to teach! What subject? 3y
GingerAntics @Chrissyreadit sometimes yes, sometimes no. We talk about how over worked/stressed this age group is and this program really takes that to the extreme in my opinion. My longevity in this program is limited because I‘m not sure I can ethically continue to add to their workload. It‘s a charter school and as part of the charter they must write this big research project solving a “problem” in their community. I teach the class helping them do that. (edited) 3y
GingerAntics @Chrissyreadit I occasionally teach the class the juniors/freshman take teaching then how to conduct research. The fun part is that we never know what or if we‘re teaching from one semester to the next until just before it starts, so it‘s also not stable. 3y
Chrissyreadit Hmmm- could that be the problem they solve? We have so much research to support how we learn and adolescent development? Our culture is killing me! My kids stink at test taking because they think about all of the answers and are slow and meticulous. I wonder if I did a disservice not teaching them to take tests yet they are considered excellent students in dual enrollment- There are so many struggles in our system it‘s hard to take them on. 3y
GingerAntics @Chrissyreadit those test mean nothing in the end. They don‘t help them in college. Honestly, if they‘re already doing duel credit, I‘d say opt them out. The tests are probably just hindering them at this point, from the sounds of it. (edited) 3y
GingerAntics @Chrissyreadit My students probably could do this as a capstone, but they would probably get in trouble for arguing against the school, or just be told outright the topic doesn‘t work. We‘ve been talking about it in class and several are wishing they‘d chosen it. They‘re being so constrained in their research by having to conduct research in this one way. 3y
GingerAntics @Chrissyreadit As a teacher I don‘t even know what all the assignments are. When I ask, I‘m told not to worry about it. I‘ve got kids asking, trying to plan ahead. I‘m just so frustrated. The second half of this semester has turned into busy work with little of value. 3y
Chrissyreadit You‘re in a tough position. I had to leave teaching because it was not worth the stress. You really might find a niche teaching or programming for homeschoolers. (edited) 3y
GingerAntics @Chrissyreadit you‘re not the first person to suggest that. I just haven‘t been able to figure out how to get into that. We‘re moving in June, so it might be a good time to figure out. 3y
Chrissyreadit If you want to learn about homeschool possibilities go to a large homeschool conference, and explore some of the bigger organized group around it. 3y
GingerAntics @Chrissyreadit I‘ll have to look into some of those near where we‘re moving. I think I know where they would probably be. 3y
GingerAntics @Chrissyreadit wow, everything I found readily on google was catholic and all about rigorous education in godliness and academics. That is the opposite direction I was going for. I swear, if I were independently wealthy, I‘d start a democratic school. 3y
Chrissyreadit Ugh! There is secular homeschool- I was very active in an online group Secular Eclectic Academic homeschoolers. Secular is just not as big as Christian at the moment. But it‘s not small either. That‘s one of the reasons I‘m encouraging you- there is a need for secular sources and services. 3y
GingerAntics @Chrissyreadit I wonder if I could offer some kind of online service? 3y
Chrissyreadit Possibly- there are several hubs for online programs, I just can‘t remember them but if you google secular homeschool stuffs should pop up. 3y
GingerAntics @Chrissyreadit I‘ll look into that. If nothing else, I can talk to people and possibly find some folks in my area. 3y
Chrissyreadit I know we would have loved a language arts NaNoWriMo styled class, or debate, topics that are more challenging to put together. Or you could look into creating curriculum- I would look at the common ones to see what‘s missing- like Oak Meadow and Build Your Library. My brain is fried right now but there are others- you may find a niche type job - I taught history using books on Royal Fireworks Press that we‘re excellent- immersive into topics like 3y
Chrissyreadit Yellow Journalism, ecology- the series is under Problem Based Learning and I suspect you would enjoy it. 3y
GingerAntics Oh I would have loved a NaNo style class as a kid! I wish I had known there was a national novel writing month when I was little. 3y
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This is SO true!!! It‘s a wonder I ever signed up for extra schooling. I think I rather enjoyed graduate school (and the second half of college) far more than any other portion of my education.
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats #education

TheBookHippie So so true. 3y
GingerAntics @TheBookHippie I really wish we let kids be kids and learn in their own ways instead of forcing them to learn like adults and chastising them for struggling. People are constantly fussing about letting children be children, but no one ever addresses the one thing that keeps them from being children the most. 3y
TheBookHippie @GingerAntics I preach this daily ... 3y
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GingerAntics @TheBookHippie which is one of the many reasons I like you!!! 💙💙💙 3y
Bookwomble @GingerAntics The Person-Centred Approach to education is a manifesto for allowing learning to unfold in ways which are organic and allowing of the students potential to actualize. It's being used most effectively in Finland (I think), and is the approach demonized by "traditional educators", principally, I would say, because it hands off power from the educational establishment to the student. 3y
GingerAntics @Bookwomble that‘s exactly what I was talking about. I read that book earlier this year. It‘s totally ruined me as an educator. 3y
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Which is true, but also odd seeing that all the oppressors (in this situation) were, by definition, at one time the oppressed, really sad (if not downright stupid!).
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats #children #oppression #oppressors #oppressed #adults

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This, of course, makes me think of Good Omens. This was filmed so perfectly.
1 angel, given it‘s the Gavat.
Enumerable demons.
Probabaly enumerable myths.
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats #myths #legends #phonebooth #headofapin #GaimanDanceParty

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He‘s really honest in this title for a speech turned article from 1998/1999. Still, it‘s totally worth the read. I adore his writing, even when it‘s a speech. He just always seems to be telling you a story, one way or the other.
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats #Speech #article #stories #myth #fairytales #comics #gardening

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Gaiman on Halloween and Ghost Stories

This was a great little article he wrote for NYT for Halloween 2006. Its perfect for this time of year. I wasn‘t aware of the complete difference in Halloween traditions between the states and England.

#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats #Halloween #TrickorTreat #ghoststories

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readordierachel Love this 👍🏼 3y
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Branwen YES! 📚 💕 3y
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Oldschool_millenial LMAO 🤣🤣🤣🤣 3y
GingerAntics @Oldschool_millenial oh thank god, I feared I‘d be the only nut who found that hilarious! 🤣😂🤣 3y
Caroline2 Lol 3y
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The scariest concept in the world to “the fars” (far right and far left), part 2.
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats #freedomofthought #freedomofspeech #intellectualfreedom

Ericalambbrown I loved this collection of essays! So many were personal to him and I felt like he was letting us get to know him a little bit. 💕 3y
GingerAntics @Ericalambbrown I‘ve just read the first one so far, but it sure looks that way. I actually got it for the essays on creativity, writing, and libraries in preparation for NaNoWriMo (it has all but 1 of the 4 things in Art Matters), but I‘m looking forward to reading the whole thing. 3y
Ericalambbrown @GingerAntics His audio version is amazing, too, if you like to audio. Particularly the essay about his Lou Reed interview. 🖤 3y
GingerAntics @Ericalambbrown I love a good audio and his are always wonderful! 3y
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The scariest concept in the world to “the fars” (far right and far left), part 1.
#NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats #freedomofthought #freedomofspeech #intellectualfreedom

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NaNoWriMo has completely snuck up on me. I‘m working on what my project will be (is it wrong to do 2?), but this is my prep reading.
#nanowrimo #nanowrimo2019 #NeilGaiman #TheViewFromTheCheapSeats

GingerAntics Apparently when the NaNo site integrated, I lost all of my buddies, so if we were buddies on there, please let me know so I can add you back as my buddy (or go in and add me again). Please and thank you. @wanderinglynn @texreader @cocoreads @jmofo @crowCAH @twohectobooks @adriannagab @jazzfeathers @julesG 3y
CocoReads Yeah, I was just thinking I need to get my act together both on the new site and figure out wth I‘m doing. (Not winning, but I at least want to participate. 3y
CrowCAH @GingerAntics I heard about the integration; haven‘t checked out the new site. Won‘t be participating again this year, because doing some edits so I can turn in my full manuscript to an editor who asked for it. 3y
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GingerAntics @CrowCAH sweet! Totally worth not doing, then!!! 3y
GingerAntics @CocoReads I had a really great idea over summer for a project to do, but now I‘m not sure if I can pull it off. I should have started writing while the ideas were flowing. Oops. I‘m thinking maybe pick a theme and write some short stories on it. Dunno. I‘m almost wondering if I can‘t do both ideas. lol 3y
julesG Haven't had a look at the new site yet. Neither have I planned anything. I want to participate though. 🙈 3y
GingerAntics @julesG that‘s pretty much where I am. Last year I was so prepared the thing was practically already written. That‘s probably why it only took me 9 days to get to 50K words. This year, I‘ve got nothing. lol 3y
julesG Pantser!!! 😜 3y
JazzFeathers I'm not accustomed to the new sitxe yet. I tried to look people up, but apparently if l don't know the exact name, l can't find anyone. I'm Celebcuen over there, just in case. Will be partecipating at best l can. This has been the worst October l've ever had at work. I'm already worned out. But l'll be revising a couple of projects, so l should manage. 3y
CocoReads I‘ll have to look later at what my name is over there—I know it‘s not the same as here. I don‘t really have a planned although I‘m finally used to the hours at work, having been there more than a year now, it‘s still draining seeing as we‘re perpetually short staffed and they keep piling more responsibilities on. 😬 3y
GingerAntics @JazzFeathers I‘m still adjusting. I finally found where to find your buddies. I was a little disheartened to see all of them were gone now, but I haven‘t looked for anyone because I didn‘t remember anyone‘s names. I‘ll look you up later this afternoon when I can get on again. This really has been a crazy October, fall really. I feel you on that. Something will get written. What that is, is a whole other story. lol 3y
GingerAntics @CocoReads I know how you feel. I started a new job in August and I‘m still adjusting. I guess we‘re all flying by the seat of our pants this year. Why not? It keeps life interesting. We‘ll just see what comes out. 3y
twohectobooks I‘m continuing my break again this year as I focus on finishing my #modernlibrarytop100 project. I didn‘t realize there was such a big site change since I haven‘t logged in for a year or so! 3y
GingerAntics @twohectobooks it just switched in the last month or so. They‘ve basically combined the NaNo site and the camp site. It looks nice, though. What‘s your #modernlibrarytop100 project? I haven‘t heard of this, but I‘m all for anything with libraries. 3y
twohectobooks I‘m reading Modern Library‘s list of Top 100 books of the 20th century and reviewing them all in blog posts. I‘ve been at it for almost ten years for various reasons and I‘m SO close to the end. 3y
GingerAntics @twohectobooks wow, that is a lot of books and probably plenty of chunky ones. Fingers crossed you get to the end. At the moment, the NaNo site doesn‘t seem to be letting many folks add their 2019 project (and it‘s magically lost my progress for both camp seasions), so I think rate a lot of people won‘t be doing NaNo this year with you. lol 3y
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mariaku21
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Pickpick

Sitting on my TBR since late 2016, I finally got to this!⁠

I love that Neil read this as I was able to hear through his voice, the laughter and warmth during his funny moments, the wistfulness and sadness in others, a bit of anger in others as he reads through the various words and it feels as though in doing so, he hits upon different moments and thoughts and even reminisces a little himself.⁠

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If I were to divide this book into 3 parts, I would say I loved the first third and the last third and slogged through the middle.

I love how Gaiman describes the importance of art and words and books and storytelling. I also thoroughly enjoyed the parts about his wife, Amanda Palmer.

But all of the speeches and introductions about people I know nothing about got long. However - I did Google a couple of then which would make Gaiman happy I think

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A beautiful post-rain #audiowalk this morning

Cathythoughts Beautiful 3y
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This was me as a kid, 100%. I read A Clockwork Orange and One Flew Over the Cuckoo‘s Nest when I was in elementary school because I found them in a box in the basement, along with a weird horror book about dancers being murdered.

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sidherinn

While I didn‘t love everything in this book, it was worth it just for the inclusion of his lecture on the power of libraries & imagination. Particularly appropriate now, when school districts & counties are voting to remove libraries from school. I just found out the district I live in was one (ONE!) vote away from removing libraries, not from high schools, not from middle schools, but elementary schools! It‘s a nightmare, only we are living it.

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I‘ve always been mixed on Gaiman, and while this started off strong it really dragged in the middle for me. The endless intros to other writers who were obscure to me could have been interesting but it was too much. I could have done with about half the length. I‘m just not into the particular brand of sci fi and comics that Gaiman loves, though I appreciate his passion.

monalyisha Bummer! I‘m wondering which Gaiman books you‘ve read? I‘ve surprised myself by not digging a few of his titles, but some of his others are literally some of my absolute favorite books. 3y
cariashley @monalyisha I just checked and actually have given just as many 4 star as 3 star ratings to his books! He‘s never been 5 stars for me though. I really liked American Gods and The Graveyard Book, liked The Ocean..., and thought Stardust, Trigger Warning and Neverwhere were ok. Which are your faves? 3y
monalyisha @cariashley That sounds like a totally fair shot! I count both “American Gods” & “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” among my favorite books. I didn‘t really dig “Neverwhere” & that‘s always a fan fave. 🤷‍♀️ 3y
cariashley @monalyisha we‘re pretty similar then! You should read Graveyard Book, it‘s great on audio! 3y
Zelma I liked this one but more as a book to dip in and out of. I didn‘t read the whole thing either. (edited) 3y
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View from my #audiorun today! Really hot and sweaty but I still did 3 miles at around 9:12 per mile, which is really good for me. 🏃‍♀️ I‘ve had this audiobook forever but was never inclined to start it until now, and I‘m not sure why. It‘s an absolute delight!

Hoopiefoot That‘s such a pretty view for a run! 3y
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Even though I have this book in print, I checked the audiobook out from the library because I haven‘t read it yet, and I felt like listening to Neil Gaiman‘s voice. Goodnight, y‘all.

JaclynW Listening to Neil Gaiman's voice is always a wonderful idea! 😍 3y
KathyWheeler @JaclynW True. 😊 3y
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I believe that even though his fiction style doesn't appeal to me, he has a few things to teach me about writing. There were few essays about the writing world. Though, I enjoyed it greatly! His nonfiction is excellent! It's honest, straightforward, vulnerable and funny. It's charming in his own way. It was fun to see what made up this author and he got us close to several celebrities in different fields. It was like a “behind-the-scenes“ view.

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Happy Easter! I hope your reading plans for tbe weekend weren't ruined like mine were. At least I did get to eat lots of chocolate!!! 😄