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Speaker: Neil Gaiman
Event Date: September 24, 2005
Running Time: 01:16

Neil Gaiman talks about his experiences at the National Book Festival.

"What I personally get most out of being here is a sense of real connection with readers."

Speaker Biography:
Neil Gaiman is a best-selling novelist and one of the world’s top writers of modern comics. He was the creator-writer of the monthly cult DC Comics series “Sandman,” which won many awards, including a World Fantasy Award. His novel for adults, “American Gods” (2001), was awarded the Hugo, Nebula, Bram Stoker, SFX and Locus awards. Gaiman was a presenting author in the Fiction & Fantasy pavilion in 2005.