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Appears on 19 lists in total.
Appears on 12 master lists.
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It has been a decade since #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman (Sandman, Anansi Boys, The Graveyard Book) rocked the literary world with American Gods—his breathtaking tale of the war on Earth between old gods and new. For those who have yet to experience...

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  • Author: neil gaiman
  • Publish Date: 2013-02-05
  • Book Awards


    Won 3 awards in total (3 unique awards)
  • 1 Nebula
  • 1 Hugo
  • 1 Locus Fantasy

  • Nominated for 2 (2 unique awards)
  • 1 British Fantasy Society
  • 1 World Fantasy Awards

  • Book Award Years
    2002 Nebula Winner: American Gods
    2002 Hugo Winner: American Gods
    2002 Locus Fantasy Winner: American Gods
    2002 British Fantasy Society Award Nominated: American Gods
    2002 World Fantasy Award Nominated: American Gods
    2001 British Science Fiction Association Award Nominated: American Gods

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    Reviews/Comments On american gods


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    RE: Best Fantasy Books
    By: Anonymous
    2013-07-04 07:45:19

    Brilliant conceit and execution. Far above most of the unmitigated drek reviewed here.

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