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by Neil Gaiman.
1 of 500, Signed Limited Edition.
Cover illustration by Gahan Wilson.
OVERVIEW: In his introduction Neil Gaiman describes this 158 page book as a collection of B-Sides and Rarities.
Sold out prior to publication. Volume 15 in the Borderlands Press "Little Books" series. Contains: 1. Introduction - a few pages from Neil that tell a little bit about what you will find here. 2. Before You Read This - a poem 3. Featherquest - the author's first published story from 1984, with the full text for the first time. 4. Jerusalem - story 5. Feminine Endings - story 6. Orange - story 7. Orphee - CD liner notes written for the late Kathy Acker. 8. Ghosts In The Machines - written at Halloween for the New York Times - "almost an op-ed piece". 9. The Annotated Brothers Grimm: Grimmer Than You Thought - an introduction to a book. 10. Black House: A Novel - book review of the Stephen King and Peter Straub work. 11. Summerland - another book review. 12. View From The Cheap Seats - a piece about Neil's evening at the Oscars when he was up for an award for writing the screenplay for Coraline. 13. Once Upon A Time - a piece on Fairy Tales written for the Guardian when Stardust the movie came out. 14. Dresden Dolls - a music piece about Amanda Palmer's former duo and their recent reunion. 15. Introduction: Hothouse - an introduction to a Brian Aldiss novel. 16. Entitlement Issues (from Gaiman's Blog) - a question from a fan regarding an author's responsibility to his readers and Neil's laugh-out-loud response. 17. Why Defend Freedom Of Icky Speech (from Gaiman's Blog) - another Q&A, this one covers censorship. 18. Harvey Awards Speech 2004 - Neil's speech about comics. 19. Nebula Awards Speech 2005 - Neil's speech at the 40th anniversary of the Science Fiction Writer's Association. 20. "Conjunctions" - another poem.
Borderlands Press, Signed limited hard cover, As New / As New and sealed since publication.