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Book Review: Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman

If I have a favorite author, it is Neil Gaiman, and the reason is simple: he surprises me. I’m a lover of stories in all forms, and the problem with that is that it has become difficult for authors to surprise me. I can almost always sort of tell how something will end up, what option a character will choose, what might intervene to change the tale–and I’m not alone here. It’s a problem that plagues other story lovers as well. Continue reading “Book Review: Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman”

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Are Trigger Warnings Necessary?

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A new Gaiman book is always cause for celebration. He is one of the few authors I will pre-order, eagerly anticipating the day the hardback copy lands in my hands. I would never consider buying an e-book version, unless it was to have an emergency copy to read when I’m in one of those horrible medical or oil change waiting rooms with nothing but mind-numbing magazine fare to read and no cell reception.

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Trigger Warning is worth the read if only for the introduction, in which Gaiman discusses the merit of the trigger warning concept. Does the very existence of the trigger warning mean that we as a society are overprotective? Can readers not make decisions on their own? Continue reading “Are Trigger Warnings Necessary?”

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