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Monday, August 29, 2005

Anne Rice on Jesus

A round up of upcoming fall releases from the publishing world. From The Houston Chronicle:

Finally, there's little pre-pub word on Anne Rice's Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt (Knopf), her novel about Jesus' early life. According to the publisher, it's "based on the Gospels and on the most respected New Testament scholarship."
Also mentioned is horror blogosphere fave Neil Gaiman's new release:
From Hugo and Nebula award winner Neil Gaiman comes Anansi Boys (Morrow), about a conventional Englishman who discovers his late father was the human incarnation of an African trickster god. Stephen King, William Gibson and Peter Straub are big Gaiman fans.
And for the comic book loving segment of the audience:
Norton is reprinting the late Will Eisner's graphic novels. November brings The Contract With God Trilogy, first published in 1978 and considered a classic. Set during the Depression, it grew out of Eisner's boyhood in the tenements.


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