as i try and distract myself, i've been listening to this...
neil gaiman reading his own 'children's novel', The Graveyard Book. unabridged and all for free on a video book tour.
i have his journal on rss feed and it's beautifully human. it makes for a door into a box of quirky and spooky delights. his world makes me feel like i'm suspended between child and adulthood.
typically dark but never without hope, gaiman writes for young people without writing down to them. well worth the time, whatever your age.