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Make Good Art

Neil Gaiman

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Prose: non-fiction, Educational: English literature

A must for any fan of the storytelling genius that is Neil Gaiman, author of the acclaimed novel AMERICAN GODS and THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE.

In May 2012, 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 urged them to make good art. The book MAKE GOOD ART, designed by renowned graphic artist Chip Kidd, contains the full text of Gaiman's inspiring speech.

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Praise for Make Good Art

  • Gaiman has a rich imagination...and an ability to tackle large themes. - Philip Pullman

  • Gaiman is, simply put, a treasure-house of story, and we are lucky to have him. - Stephen King

  • Gaiman is, simply put, a treasure-house of story, and we are lucky to have him - Stephen King

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Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman is the author of over thirty acclaimed books and graphic novels for adults and children, including AMERICAN GODS, STARDUST, CORALINE and THE GRAVEYARD BOOK. His most recent novel for adults, THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE was highly acclaimed, appeared on the hardback and paperback Sunday Times bestseller lists and won several awards, including being voted Book of the Year in the National Book Awards 2013: 'Some books you read. Some books you enjoy. But some books just swallow you up, heart and soul' Joanne Harris.

The recipient of numerous literary honours, Neil Gaiman's work has been adapted for film, television and radio. He has written scripts for Doctor Who, collaborated with authors and illustrators including Terry Pratchett, Dave McKean and Chris Riddell, and THE SANDMAN is established as one of the classic graphic novels. As George R R Martin says: 'There's no one quite like Neil Gaiman.'

Originally from England, Neil Gaiman now lives in America.