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The Resource The view from the cheap seats : selected nonfiction, Neil Gaiman

The view from the cheap seats : selected nonfiction, Neil Gaiman

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The view from the cheap seats : selected nonfiction
Title
The view from the cheap seats : selected nonfiction
Statement of responsibility
Neil Gaiman
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Language
eng
Summary
More than sixty pieces exploring 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 author's experiences at the 2010 Academy Awards in Hollywood
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Title
The view from the cheap seats
Creator
Summary
Presents a collection of nonfiction essays on a myriad of topics--from art and artists to dreams, myths, and memories--observed in the author's distinctive, probing, and amusing style
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
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10490218
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
824/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6057.A319
LC item number
A6 2016
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1140
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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selected non-fiction
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selected non-fiction
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Neil Gaiman
The view from the cheap seats : selected nonfiction, Neil Gaiman
Label
The view from the cheap seats : selected nonfiction, Neil Gaiman
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Publication
Note
Works - selections
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Related Subjects
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming: the Reading Agency Lecture, 2013 -- Telling lies for a living...and why we do it: the Newbery Medal Speech, 2009 -- Four bookshops -- Three authors: on Lewis, Tolkien and Chesterton; the MythCon 35 Guest of Honor Speech -- The pornography of genre, or the genre of pornography -- Ghosts in the machines: some Hallowe'en thoughts -- Some reflections on myth (with several digressions onto gardening, comics and fairy tales) -- How dare you: on America, and writing about it -- All books have genders -- the PEN Awards and Charlie Hebdo -- What the [very bad swearword] is a children's book, anyway? The Zena Sutherland Lecture -- These are not our faces -- Reflections: on Diana Wynne Jones -- Terry Pratchett: an appreciation -- On Dave McKean -- How to read Gene Wolfe -- Remembering Douglas Adams -- Harlan Ellison: The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World -- Banging the drum for Harlan Ellison -- On Stephen King, for the Sunday Times -- Geoff Notkin: meteorite man -- About Kim Newman, with notes on the creation and eventual dissolution of the Peace and Love Corporation -- Gumshoe: a book review -- SIMCITY -- Six to six -- Fritz Leiber: the short stories -- Hothouse -- Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 and what science fiction is and does -- Of time, and Gully Foyle: Alfred Bester and The Stars My Destination -- Samuel R. Delany and The Einstein Intersection -- On the fortieth anniversary of the Nebula Awards: a speech, 2005 -- The Bride of Frankenstein -- MirrorMask: an introduction -- MirrorMask: a Sundance diary -- The nature of the infection: some thoughts on Doctor Who -- On comics and films: 2006 -- Good comics and tulips: a speech -- A speech to professionals contemplating alternative employment, given at PROCON, April 1997 -- "But what has that to do with Bacchus?" Eddie Campbell and Deadface -- Confessions: on Astro City and Kurt Busiek -- Batman: Cover to Cover -- Bone: an introduction, and some subsequent thoughts -- Jack Kirby: king of comics -- The Simon and Kirby Superheroes -- The spirit of seventy-five -- The Best of the Spirit -- Will Eisner: New York stories -- The keynote speech for the 2003 Eisner Awards -- 2004 Harvey Awards speech -- The Best American Comics, 2010 -- Some strangeness in the proportion: the exquisite beauties of Edgar Allan Poe -- On The New Annnotated Dracula -- Rudyard Kipling's Tales of Horror and Fantasy -- From the days of future past: The Country of the Blind and Other Stories, by H.G. Wells -- Business as usual, during alterations: Information Doesn't Want to Be Free, by Cory Doctorow -- The mystery of G.K. Chesterton's Father Brown -- Concerning dreams and nightmares: the dream stories of H.P. Lovecraft -- On The 13 Clocks by James Thurber -- Votan and Other Novels by John James -- On Viriconium: some notes toward an introduction -- So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish: an introduction -- Dogsbody by Diana Wynne Jones -- Voice of the Fire by Alan Moore -- Art and Artifice by Jim Steinmeyer -- The Moth: an introduction -- Hi, by the way: Tori Amos -- Curious wine: Tori Amos II -- Flood: Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition, They Might Be Giants -- Lou Reed, in memoriam: "The Soundtrack to My Life" -- Waiting for the man: Lou Reed -- Afterword afterword: Evelyn Evelyn -- Who Killed Amanda Palmer -- Once upon a time -- Several things about Charles Vess -- The King of Elfland's daughter, Lord Dunsany -- Lud-in-the-Mist -- The thing of it is: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell -- On Richard Dadd's The Fairy-Feller's Master-Stroke -- Make good art. Make good art -- The view from the cheap seats: real things. The view from the cheap seats -- A wilderness of mirrors -- The Dresden dolls: Hallowe'en 2010 -- Eight views of Mount Fuji: Beloved Demons and Anthony Martignetti -- So many ways to die in Syria now: May 2014 -- A Slip of the Keyboard: Terry Pratchett
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ocn939277355
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 522 pages
Isbn
9780062262264
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2015046480

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