neil gaiman

Showing 5 posts tagged neil gaiman

Go Book Yourself: Rob’s All-Time Top 5 Books

We hit 100,000 followers on Tumblr! To celebrate, each of us are posting our five favourite books. Here are Rob’s picks:

Empyrion by Stephen Lawhead

The Stand by Stephen King

Carter Beats the Devil by Glen David Gold

Noble House by James Clavell

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Rob is a Recommendations Contributor at Go Book Yourself. He’s also the co-founder at Go Cook Yourself. You can find him on Twitter here.

Facebook | Twitter

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

For more subversive, literary fantasy, try these next…

Peter & Max by Bill Willingham for fairy tale deconstruction and shadowy charm

The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan for painfully gorgeous language and magic that crawls right up your spine

Magic Casement by Dave Duncan for a sneakily wonderful main character

Soon I Will Be Invincible by Austin Grossman for head-spinning writing and thinking, and inside-out archetypes

This post was guest edited by Rainbow Rowell, author of Eleanor & Park, Fangirl, and Attachments. You can find her on Twitter.

Get the email | Buy us a coffee

The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon 

For more entrancing characters and grown up fantasy, try these…

The Golem and the Djinni by Helene Wecker for a dramatic, magical story

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman for a playful, philosophical tale

Villette by Charlotte Brontë for Shannon’s inspiration for her main character

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess for a classic dystopia that inspired the language of The Bone Season

(for dashamolly)

Get the email | Buy us a coffee

The Day of The Doctor: Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special

Once the sun sets on The Day of The Doctor, immerse yourself in these…

Shada by Douglas Adams and Gareth Roberts for a novelisation of the infamous unaired saga, featuring Four

Doctor Who: 11 Doctors, 11 Stories for original work by some of the finest writers working today, featuring One to Eleven

The Infinity Doctors by Lance Parkin for a celebrated original tale exploring the origins of The Doctor, featuring Eight (though this is unclear)

Doctor Who: The Dave Gibbons Collection for a definitive volume of the 80s comic serials, featuring Four and Five

Preacher by Garth Ennis & Steve Dillon

If you loved the sharp wit, humour and heart of the 9-volume Preacher series, try these equally excellent multi-volume reads:

Transmetropolitan by Warren Ellis & Darick Robertson for a 10 volume satirical cyberpunk tale filled with sex, drugs and violence

100 Bullets by Brian Azzarello & Eduardo Risso for a US-spanning 13 volume crime saga with brains

Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughn & Pia Guerra for a bizarre, often hilarious journey across a dystopic US, in 10 volumes

The Sandman by Neil Gaiman & Various for an epic, 10 volume existential fantasy that fuses horror, comedy and classical mythology