The New Academy Prize was set up after this year’s Nobel Prize was canceled. Swedish librarians chose the nominees, and the public votes for finalists.
Neil Gaiman’s “Coraline” has been transformed into an opera in London, with music by Mark-Anthony Turnage. It goes to some genuinely disturbing places.
The new series, on Starz, is based on a 2001 novel from Neil Gaiman and finds a range of deities in a bloody and fractured narrative.
In this new Starz series, a culture turns against those who helped build and define it.
With this playful retelling, Mr. Gaiman continues to be a combination of best-selling author, famous personality and cult figure.
Mr. Gaiman’s “Norse Mythology,” due out in February, is an almost novelistic retelling of famous myths about the gods of Asgard.