Neil Gaiman is a New York Times bestselling author, and creator of many novels and graphic novels including Neverwhere (1995), Stardust (1999), the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning American Gods (2001), and Good Omens (with Terry Pratchett, 1990). Other works include the Sandman series and the dark fantasy novella Coraline (2002), which was adapted into the 2009 stop-motion film directed by Henry Selick. Gaiman also writes short fiction, screenplays and picture books for young readers.
Interviews with Neil Gaiman
In his latest book, fans from around the world chose which of Neil Gaiman’s writings they liked the best, a great introduction to his writing for anyone not familiar with his work. Here the prolific, genre-bending author recommends some of his own favourite books: comfort reads to turn to in difficult times.
Interviews where books by Neil Gaiman were recommended
by Helen Macdonald (author and narrator)
by Dirk Maggs (audiobook adaptation), Full Cast & Neil Gaiman
The Pull of the Stars: A Novel
by Emma Donoghue & Emma Lowe (narrator)
The Searcher: A Novel
by Roger Clark (narrator) & Tana French
A Most Beautiful Thing: The True Story of America's First All-Black High School Rowing Team
by Adam Lazarre-White (narrator) & Arshay Cooper
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Kate Milner, winner of the prestigious Klaus Flugge Prize, discusses some of the trailblazing illustrators that have inspired her own career. She heralds artists whose imaginative works have given us some of the most exuberant storytelling for children over the last 50 years.