An Evening with Neil Gaiman at Benaroya Hall, April 2

See legendary author Neil Gaiman at Benaroya Hall, this Sunday, April 2. Gaiman will appear in support of his highly anticipated new book, Norse Mythology. From Seattlesymphony.org: Neil Gaiman is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 20 novels including The Ocean at the End of the Lane. His children’s novel The Graveyard Book, is the only work to win both the Newbery (US) and Carnegie (UK) Medals — awarded by librarians for the most prestigious contribution to children’s literature. His eagerly anticipated new book Norse Mythology, which W.W. Horton will publish next February, is an almost novelistic retelling of famous myths about the gods of Asgard. “To get the opportunity to retell the myths and poems we have inherited from the Norse was almost too good to be true,” Mr. Gaiman comments. Gaiman’s bestselling contemporary fantasy novel American Gods took the Hugo, Nebula, Bram Stoker and Locus awards, and is currently being adapted for a new STARZ television series slated to debut in early 2017. His groundbreaking Sandman comics, which has garnered accolades including nine Eisner Awards, was described by Stephen King as having turned graphic novels into “art.” Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as the greatest … Continue reading An Evening with Neil Gaiman at Benaroya Hall, April 2