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Late Edition

Two quick bits:

  • The Talk of the Nation show with Neil Gaiman is archived on this page. The subject was the elements of lasting children's fantasy — and Gaiman was joined by Christopher Paolini, author of Eragon and Eldest, and Tamora Pierce, author of Trickster's Queen. FYI: Paolini and Pierce were interviewed in tandem with Philip Pullman right on this very website.
  • Slate has another piece about the film of Brokeback Mountain, asking: "Is Brokeback Mountain, as it's been touted, Hollywood's first gay love story? The answer — in a very positive sense, I think — is yes to the love story, no to the gay."

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Books mentioned in this post

  1. Eragon (Inheritance Cycle #01)
    Used Trade Paper $1.95
  2. Eldest (Inheritance Cycle #02)
    Used Hardcover $4.95
  3. Trickster's Queen
    Used Trade Paper $6.95
  4. Brokeback Mountain
    Used Trade Paper $2.50

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