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Neil Gaiman’s Next Book Tour Will Likely Be His Last

Author Neil Gaiman attends the celebration for the world premiere of the musical, "Coraline" at Telsey + Company Studios on June 1, 2009 in New York City. Neil Gaiman is tired of signing your book

Earlier this week, Neil Gaiman wrote on his blog that the tour for his upcoming book Ocean at the End of the Lane will likely be "the last actual signing tour" he ever does. He explained his reasoning: "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." So if he makes it to your town, bring all the books you can carry — this might be the last chance, better make it count. Just expect fourteen-hour lines. 

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