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Book #70: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Days before his release from prison, Shadow’s wife, Laura, dies in a mysterious car crash. Numbly, he makes his way back home. On the plane, he encounters the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, who claims to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America. 79 more words

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Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman is one of my favourite writers, and yet, even I have trouble reading some of his books, like American Gods or Anansi Gods… 344 more words

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“I could be blindfolded and dropped into the deepest ocean and I would know where to find you. I could be buried a hundred miles underground and I would know where you are.”

– Neil Gaiman, American Gods

Four Short Reviews (Part 2)

Like Dante, I’m using my Florentine exile to write. In my case, that means book reviews. 240 more words

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It's a Fine Line between Pleasure and Pain: Dedicating Your Book

All writers devote an enormous amount of time, effort and passion towards writing their books. And while finally holding a completed book in your hands is right up there, one of the other most emotional moments usually comes just before the end of the process: deciding on a dedication. 1,615 more words

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“Have you thought about what it means to be a god? … It means you give up your mortal existence to become a meme: something that lives forever in people’s minds, like the tune of a nursery rhyme.

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