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Los hijos de Anansi

by Neil Gaiman Mónica Faerna

El padre del Gordo Charlie, y autor de semejante apodo, ha muerto. Charlie viaja a Florida para asistir al entierro y allí descubre que tiene un hermano que es tan diferente de él como la noche del día; un hermano que sólo quiere enseñarle a relajarse y divertirse un poco, tal como el viejo. Y lo que pasa es que el padre de Charlie no era cualquier persona: en realidad era Anansi, el dios africano de las bromas, el dios araña. De repente, la aburrida vida de Charlie dará un vuelco y emperará a ser interesante.

How to Talk to Girls at Parties

by Neil Gaiman

A short story from New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman. Plus an excerpt from his new novel, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Information Doesn't Want to Be Free

by Neil Gaiman Cory Doctorow Amanda Palmer

In sharply argued, fast-moving chapters, Cory Doctorow's Information Doesn't Want to Be Free takes on the state of copyright and creative success in the digital age. Can small artists still thrive in the Internet era? Can giant record labels avoid alienating their audiences? This is a book about the pitfalls and the opportunities that creative industries (and individuals) are confronting today - about how the old models have failed or found new footing, and about what might soon replace them. An essential read for anyone with a stake in the future of the arts, Information Doesn't Want to Be Free offers a vivid guide to the ways creativity and the Internet interact today, and to what might be coming next.

Instructions

by Neil Gaiman

Trust Dreams. Trust your heart, and trust your story. A renowned storyteller whose words have transported readers to magical realms and an acclaimed illustrator of lushly imagined fairy-tale landscapes guide a traveler safely through lands unknown and yet strangely familiar. . . . and home again.

InterWorld

by Neil Gaiman Michael Reaves

An astounding tale of adventure, danger, magic, science, friendship, spaceships, and, oh yeah, the battle to save all the people in all the worlds in all possible dimensions. Joey Harker isn't a hero. In fact, he's the kind of guy who gets lost in his own house. But one day, Joey gets really lost. He walks straight out of his world and into another dimension. Joey's walk between worlds makes him prey to armies of magic and science, both determined to harness Joey's power to travel between the dimensions. The only thing standing in their way is Joey--or, more precisely, an army of Joeys, all from different dimensions and all determined to save the worlds. Now Joey must make a choice: return to the life he knows or join the battle to the end.

Interworld

by Neil Gaiman Michael Reaves Julia Osuna Aguilar

Joly Harker no es un héroe. De hecho es el tipo de chico que es capaz de perderse en su propia casa. Pero un día, Joey sí que se pierde; en serio. Sale de este mundo para meterse de lleno en otra dimensión. El paseo que Joey se da entre dos mundos no es habitual y su extraña habilidad hace que dos fuerzas enemigas mortales se enfrenten para hacerse con ese poder. Los ejércitos de la ciencia y de la magia quieren aprender cómo trasladarse entre realidades de la misma manera en que él lo hace y parece que sus únicas opciones son unirse a los unos o a los otros. Sin embargo, pronto descubre que hay muchos como él y que a pesar de sus formas y tamaños, comparten muchas similitudes con el propio Joey? El maestro Neil Gaiman se une al ganador de un Emmy y escritor de ciencia ficción Michael Reaves para crear una deslumbrante historia sobre magia, ciencia, honor y el destino de un chico muy especial? y de todos los demás que se parecen a él.

InterWorld 2-Book Collection

by Neil Gaiman Michael Reaves

Teens--and tweens and adults--who obsessively read the His Dark Materials and Harry Potter series will be riveted by Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves's InterWorld and its sequel, The Silver Dream.InterWorld tells the story of Joey Harker, a very average kid who discovers that his world is only one of a trillion alternate earths. Some of these earths are ruled by magic. Some are ruled by science. All are at war. Joey teams up with alternate versions of himself from an array of these worlds. Together, the army of Joeys must battle evil magicians Lord Dogknife and Lady Indigo to keep the balance of power between all the earths stable.The Silver Dream: After mastering the ability to walk between dimensions, Joey Harker and his fellow InterWorld freedom fighters are now on a mission to maintain peace between the rival powers of magic and science who seek to control all worlds. When a stranger named Acacia somehow follows Joey back to InterWorld's base, things get complicated. No one knows who she is or where she's from--or how she knows so much about InterWorld.

M Is for Magic

by Neil Gaiman Teddy Kristiansen

Stories to delight, enchant, and surprise you. Bestselling author and master storyteller Neil Gaiman here presents a breathtaking collection of tales that may chill or amuse readers-but always embrace the unexpected: A teenage boy who has trouble talking to girls finds himself at a rather unusual party. A sinister jack-in-the-box haunts the lives of the children who owned it. A boy raised in a graveyard makes a discovery and confronts the much more troubling world of the living. A stray cat fights a nightly battle to protect his adopted family from a terrible evil. These eleven stories illuminate the real and the fantastic, and will be welcomed with great joy by Neil Gaiman's many fans as well as by readers coming to his work for the first time.

Make Good Art

by Neil Gaiman

In May 2012, bestselling author Neil Gaiman delivered the commencement address at Philadelphia's University of the Arts, in which he shared his thoughts about creativity, bravery, and strength. He encouraged the fledgling painters, musicians, writers, and dreamers to break rules and think outside the box. Most of all, he encouraged them to make good art.The book Make Good Art, produced in beautiful full-color and designed by renowned graphic artist Chip Kidd, contains the full text of Gaiman's inspiring speech.Please note: For optimal reading experience, this full-color edition is recommended for use on color devices only (and will render some text illegible on e-ink devices).

The Man in the Maze

by Robert Silverberg Neil Gaiman

With an introduction by Neil Gaiman: Once a hero, now a pariah, Richard Muller is humanity's last hope Richard Muller was an honorable diplomat who braved unimaginable dangers to make contact with the first-known race of intelligent aliens. But those aliens left a mark on him: a psychic wound that emanates a telepathic miasma his fellow humans can neither cure nor endure. Muller is exiled to the remote planet of Lemnos, where he is left, deeply embittered, at the heart of a deadly maze . . . until a new alien race appears, seemingly intent on exterminating humanity. Only Muller can communicate with them, due to the very condition that has made him an outcast. But will Muller stick his neck out for the people who so callously rejected him?

Neil Gaiman Young Readers' Collection

by Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman--winner of both a Newbery and Carnegie Medal--presents four of his best-loved acclaimed novels for young readers in this collection.Coraline: When Coraline steps through a door to find another house strangely similar to her own (only better), things seem marvelous. But there's another mother there, and another father, and they want her to stay and be their little girl. They want to change her and never let her go. Coraline will have to fight with all her wit and courage if she is to save herself and return to her ordinary life.The Graveyard Book: Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place--he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their ghostly teachings. But can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead? The Graveyard Book won the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal and is a Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel.Odd and the Frost Giants: In this inventive, short, yet perfectly formed novel inspired by traditional Norse mythology, Neil Gaiman takes readers on a wild and magical trip to the land of giants and gods and back.Fortunately, the Milk: Find out just how odd things get in this hilarious New York Times bestselling story of time travel and breakfast cereal, expertly told by Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Skottie Young.

Neverwhere

by Neil Gaiman

Richard Mayhew is a young man with a good heart and an ordinarylife, which is changed forever when he stops to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London sidewalk. His small act of kindness propels him into a world he never dreamed existed. There are people who fall through the cracks, and Richard has become one of them. And he must learn to survive in this city of shadows and darkness, monsters and saints, murderers and angels, if he is ever to return to the London that he knew.

Objetos frágiles

by Neil Gaiman Mónica Faerna

Estos relatos--varios de ellos merecedores de premio Hugo y Locus--conforman este extraordinario libro que nos sumerge en el universo particular de Neil Gaiman: tierno, gótico, infantil, fantástico, cargado de un oscuro sentido del humor y, sobre todo, de una imaginación fuera de lo común y un talento que lo convierten en un escritor excepcional.

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

by Neil Gaiman

A brilliantly imaginative and poignant fairy tale from the modern master of wonder and terror, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is Neil Gaiman's first new novel for adults since his #1 New York Times bestseller Anansi Boys. This bewitching and harrowing tale of mystery and survival, and memory and magic, makes the impossible all too real...

El océano al final del camino

by Neil Gaiman Mónica Faerna

Hace cuarenta años, cuando nuestro narrador contaba apenas siete, el hombre que alquilaba la habitación sobrante en la casa familiar se suicidó dentro del coche de su padre, un acontecimiento que provocó que antiguos poderes dormidos cobraran vida y que criaturas de más allá de este mundo se liberaran. El horror, la amenaza, se congregan a partir de entonces para destruir a la familia del protagonista.Su única defensa la constituirán las tres mujeres que viven en la granja desvencijada al final del camino. La más joven de ellas, Lettie, afirma que el estanque es, en realidad, un océano. La mayor dice que recuerda el Big Bang.

Odd and the Frost Giants

by Neil Gaiman Brett Helquist

In this inventive, short, yet perfectly formed novel inspired by traditional Norse mythology, Neil Gaiman takes readers on a wild and magical trip to the land of giants and gods and back. In a village in ancient Norway lives a boy named Odd, and he's had some very bad luck: His father perished in a Viking expedition; a tree fell on and shattered his leg; the endless freezing winter is making villagers dangerously grumpy. Out in the forest Odd encounters a bear, a fox, and an eagle-three creatures with a strange story to tell. Now Odd is forced on a stranger journey than he had imagined-a journey to save Asgard, city of the gods, from the Frost Giants who have invaded it. It's going to take a very special kind of twelve-year-old boy to outwit the Frost Giants, restore peace to the city of gods, and end the long winter. Someone cheerful and infuriating and clever . . . Someone just like Odd .

Psychos

by Edgar Allan Poe Lawrence Block Ray Bradbury Neil Gaiman Jack Ketchum Joan Aiken John Skipp David J. Schow Richard Connell William Gay Jim Shepard Amelia Beamer Mercedes M. Yardley Steve Rasnic Tem Kevin L. Donihe Norman Partridge Leah Mann Leslianne Wilder Joe Lansdale Laura Lee Bahr

This collection of thirty-eight terrifying tales of serial killers at large, written by the great masters of the genre, plumbs the horrifying depths of a deranged mind and the forces of evil that compel a human being to murder, gruesomely and methodically, over and over again.From Hannibal Lecter (The Silence of the Lambs) to Patrick Bateman (American Psycho), stories of serial killers and psychos loom large and menacing in our collective psyche. Tales of their grisly conquests have kept us cowering under the covers, but still turning the pages.Psychos is the first book to collect in a single volume the scariest and most well-crafted fictional works about these deranged killers. Some of the stories are classics, the best that the genre has to offer, by renowned writers such as Neil Gaiman, Amelia Beamer, Robert Bloch, and Thomas Harris. Other selections are from the latest and most promising crop of new authors.John Skipp, who is also the editor of Zombies, Demons and Werewolves and Shapeshifters, provides fascinating insight, through two nonfiction essays, into our insatiable obsession with serial killers and how these madmen are portrayed in popular culture. Resources at the end of the book includes lists of the genre's best long-form fiction, movies, websites, and writers.

Rogues

by Gardner Dozois Neil Gaiman Patrick Rothfuss Gillian Flynn George R. Martin

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA thrilling collection of twenty-one original stories by an all-star list of contributors--including a new A Game of Thrones story by George R. R. Martin! If you're a fan of fiction that is more than just black and white, this latest story collection from #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin and award-winning editor Gardner Dozois is filled with subtle shades of gray. Twenty-one all-original stories, by an all-star list of contributors, will delight and astonish you in equal measure with their cunning twists and dazzling reversals. And George R. R. Martin himself offers a brand-new A Game of Thrones tale chronicling one of the biggest rogues in the entire history of Ice and Fire. Follow along with the likes of Gillian Flynn, Joe Abercrombie, Neil Gaiman, Patrick Rothfuss, Scott Lynch, Cherie Priest, Garth Nix, and Connie Willis, as well as other masters of literary sleight-of-hand, in this rogues gallery of stories that will plunder your heart--and yet leave you all the richer for it. Featuring all-new stories by Joe Abercrombie * Daniel Abraham * David W. Ball * Paul Cornell * Bradley Denton * Phyllis Eisenstein * Gillian Flynn * Neil Gaiman * Matthew Hughes * Joe R. Lansdale * Scott Lynch * Garth Nix * Cherie Priest * Patrick Rothfuss * Steven Saylor * Michael Swanwick * Lisa Tuttle * Carrie Vaughn * Walter Jon Williams * Connie Willis And an Introduction by George R. R. Martin!Praise for Rogues "Not a single bad story in the bunch . . . The table of contents alone will make fans from all genre aisles salivate."--Library Journal

Rudyard Kipling's Tales of Horror and Fantasy

by Rudyard Kipling Neil Gaiman Steve Jones

From ghost stories to psychological suspense, the complete horror and dark fantasy stories of Rudyard Kipling. Rudyard Kipling, a major figure of English literature, used the full power and intensity of his imagination and his writing ability in his excursions into fantasy. Kipling is considered one of England's greatest writers, but was born in Bombay. He was educated in England, but returned to India in 1882, where he began writing fantasy and supernatural stories set in his native continent: "The Phantom Rickshaw," "The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes," and his most famous horror story, "The Mark of the Beast" (1890). This masterwork collection, edited by Stephen Jones (Britain's most accomplished and acclaimed anthologist) for the first time collects all of Kipling's fantastic fiction, ranging from traditional ghostly tales to psychological horror.

Selections from Fragile Things, Volume Five

by Neil Gaiman

A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night. . . . In a Hugo Award-winning story, a great detective must solve a most unsettling royal murder in a strangely altered Victorian England. . . . Two teenage boys crash a party and meet the girls of their dreams--and nightmares. . . . These marvelous creations and more showcase the unparalleled invention and storytelling brilliance--as well as the terrifyingly dark and entertaining sense of humor--of the incomparable Neil Gaiman. By turns delightful, disturbing, and diverting, Fragile Things is a gift of literary enchantment from one of the most original writers of our time.

Selections from Fragile Things, Volume Four

by Neil Gaiman

A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night. . . . In a Hugo Award-winning story, a great detective must solve a most unsettling royal murder in a strangely altered Victorian England. . . . Two teenage boys crash a party and meet the girls of their dreams--and nightmares. . . . These marvelous creations and more showcase the unparalleled invention and storytelling brilliance--as well as the terrifyingly dark and entertaining sense of humor--of the incomparable Neil Gaiman. By turns delightful, disturbing, and diverting, Fragile Things is a gift of literary enchantment from one of the most original writers of our time.

Selections from Fragile Things, Volume One

by Neil Gaiman

A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night. . . . In a Hugo Award-winning story, a great detective must solve a most unsettling royal murder in a strangely altered Victorian England. . . . Two teenage boys crash a party and meet the girls of their dreams--and nightmares. . . . These marvelous creations and more showcase the unparalleled invention and storytelling brilliance--as well as the terrifyingly dark and entertaining sense of humor--of the incomparable Neil Gaiman. By turns delightful, disturbing, and diverting, Fragile Things is a gift of literary enchantment from one of the most original writers of our time.

Selections from Fragile Things, Volume Six

by Neil Gaiman

A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night. . . . In a Hugo Award-winning story, a great detective must solve a most unsettling royal murder in a strangely altered Victorian England. . . . Two teenage boys crash a party and meet the girls of their dreams--and nightmares. . . . These marvelous creations and more showcase the unparalleled invention and storytelling brilliance--as well as the terrifyingly dark and entertaining sense of humor--of the incomparable Neil Gaiman. By turns delightful, disturbing, and diverting, Fragile Things is a gift of literary enchantment from one of the most original writers of our time.

Selections from Fragile Things, Volume Three

by Neil Gaiman

A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night. . . . In a Hugo Award-winning story, a great detective must solve a most unsettling royal murder in a strangely altered Victorian England. . . . Two teenage boys crash a party and meet the girls of their dreams--and nightmares. . . . These marvelous creations and more showcase the unparalleled invention and storytelling brilliance--as well as the terrifyingly dark and entertaining sense of humor--of the incomparable Neil Gaiman. By turns delightful, disturbing, and diverting, Fragile Things is a gift of literary enchantment from one of the most original writers of our time.

Selections from Fragile Things, Volume Two

by Neil Gaiman

A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night. . . . In a Hugo Award-winning story, a great detective must solve a most unsettling royal murder in a strangely altered Victorian England. . . . Two teenage boys crash a party and meet the girls of their dreams--and nightmares. . . . These marvelous creations and more showcase the unparalleled invention and storytelling brilliance--as well as the terrifyingly dark and entertaining sense of humor--of the incomparable Neil Gaiman. By turns delightful, disturbing, and diverting, Fragile Things is a gift of literary enchantment from one of the most original writers of our time.

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