Neil Gaiman Quits Book Signing Tours

Shortly before Christmas, Neil Gaiman dropped a bombshell for his fans: this summer will mark his final signing tour. To coincide with the transatlantic release of his new adult book Ocean at the End of the Line, he’ll be traveling across the UK and USA, as well as probably visiting Canada. He says it’ll be his first signing tour (as compared to reading tour) since Anansi Boys in 2005, and, he writes on his blog, They’re exhausting, on a level that’s hard to believe. I love meeting people, but the sixth hour of signing, for people who have been standing in a line for seven hours, is no fun for anybody. (The last proper US signing I did, it lasted over 7 hours and I signed for over 1000 people. I’d suspect a lot of the signings on this tour will be like that, or bigger.) Read More…

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Neil Gaiman Quits Book Signing Tours

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