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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 31 May 2016
  • ISBN : 9780062262288
  • Page : 544 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 185 voters

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An enthralling collection of nonfiction essays on a myriad of topics—from art and artists to dreams, myths, and memories—observed in #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman’s 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 author’s 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 Gaiman—offering a glimpse into the head and heart of one of the most acclaimed, beloved, and influential artists of our time.

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The View from the Cheap Seats

The View from the Cheap Seats
  • Author : Neil Gaiman
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-05-31
  • ISBN : 9780062262288
DOWNLOAD BOOKThe View from the Cheap Seats

An enthralling collection of nonfiction essays on a myriad of topics—from art and artists to dreams, myths, and memories—observed in #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman’s 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

The View from the Cheap Seats

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  • ISBN : 147224687X
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The View from the Cheap Seats

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  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2016-05-31
  • ISBN : 9781472208002
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  • Publisher : Exposure Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-29
  • ISBN : 0954392469
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
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  • ISBN : 9781524633110
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  • Publisher : Unknown
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  • ISBN : 0999315390
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  • ISBN : 9780399592522
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  • ISBN : 9781942572985
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  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2016
  • ISBN : 9780803296565
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-10-27
  • ISBN : 1472235320
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