Saunders’ book 'Lincoln in the Bardo' is set in a Washington graveyard, where President Abraham Lincoln visits the body of his 11-year-old son.
The little-known story of Queen Victoria and her beloved Indian servant Abdul Karim was once so little-known that Shrabani Basu, author of the 2010 non-fiction biography Victoria & Abdul, spent three days searching the graveyards of Agra in Utter Pradesh in order to find his final resting place. Show More Summary
Despite its irreverent title, the new book 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die is quite specific about appropriate behavior in graveyards. “Rule number one is be respectful,” Loren Rhoads writes. "Even cemeteries that are closed toShow More Summary
There is a cliché about Afghanistan that custom dictates must be included in every TV appearance, column, and book about that land: It is the “graveyard of empires.” From Alexander the Great’s Greeks, to the Persians, to the British,...Show More Summary
All the Dead Girls is the third book in the Graveyard Falls series and the plot is centered on the town’s third serial killer (maybe fourth, but as I didn’t read the previous two books, the few references to previous events were a little confusing). Show More Summary
Coffee tables have long been free-loaders. They just sit there, housing fancy books you’ve never opened and acting as a graveyard for your mail. Well not anymore, folks. The Sobro is a smart coffee table that currently has over $900,000 in funding on Indiegogo. Show More Summary
“‘Name the different kinds of people,’ said Miss Lupescu. ‘Now.’ Bod thought for a moment. ‘The living,’ he said. ‘Er. The dead.’ He stopped. Then, ‘… Cats?’ he offered, uncertainly.” - Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book
It wasn’t the hope of immortality that goaded me to write: It was obsession.
It’s the time of year to curl up under a blanket with something pumpkin spiced and scary, and I can heartily recommend Mariko Koike’s book The Graveyard Apartment for the spooks and scares that October makes you eager for! The post The Graveyard Apartment Review appeared first on Rogues Portal.
So a couple days ago I pimped my brother's books here. The response was amazing, and he is very much appreciated. Thank you very much. Of course, if this is new information to the graveyard shift, check out that post,...
I love fairy doors as much as the next hopeless geek romantic. I even had a fairy post office made as an illustration for my last book. But why let the hippie fairies have all of the pixie-perfect fun? Goth fairies need self-expression, too. Show More Summary
By Tom Spurgeon the great Tom Gauld does the formal announcement and pre-orders for his Fall 2016 book Mooncop. The Free Comic Book Day comic-book edition of this was terrific. this Alison Sampson imagery for Winnebago Graveyard looks...Show More Summary
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Fantasy Book Critic is pleased to welcome Lawrence M. Schoen to our blog. Lawrence M. Schoen is the author of the incredibly moving science fiction novel Barsk: The Elephant's Graveyard. Overview of Barsk: The Elephant's Graveyard: The...Show More Summary
Matthew Ritter's interest in epitaphs began in junior high, when a history book displayed the haunting message on the grave of an ancient Roman: "What I am you soon shall be." He started writing epitaphs of his own in the margins ofShow More Summary
Oni Press – publishers of quality oddness (Brides Of Hellheim, Letter 44, Invader Zim) – announced today the 2016 release of Lucky Penny and Graveyard Quest; two vastly different young adult books as different as night and day with only one thing in common – they’re tales of down-on-their-luck sad sacks. Show More Summary
For Craig Mod, it isn’t just the tactility of print books that matters (though he loves that quality): “The pile of unread books we have on our bedside tables is often referred to as a graveyard of good intentions. The list of unread books on our Kindles is more of a black hole of fleeting […]
It’s Week Four, which means we are at the half-way mark of the ComicMix Challenged Challenge. This week we take on The Graveyard Book Vol. 1, the graphic novel based on Neil Gaiman’s novel of the same name. This witty and compelling story was enhanced by P. Craig Russell’s graphic adaptation which includes amazing artwork […]
Official Author WebsiteOrder Trigger Warning HERERead Fantasy Book Critic's review of The Graveyard BookRead Fantasy Book Critic's review of The Ocean At The End Of LaneRead The New Yorker Profile on Neil GaimanOVERVIEW/ANALYSIS: "The...Show More Summary
You can now get your hands on the digital edition of Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book for only 1.99$ here.Here's the blurb:In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Show More Summary