Recommended By Neil (Books)
The following books have been mentioned favourably by Neil on his blog.
- Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice by James Branch Cabell
- The Man Who Was Thursday by G.K. Chesterton
- Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke (mentioned)
- Little, Big by John Crowley
- The Einstein Intersection by Samuel R. Delany
- Little Brother by Cory Doctorow (mentioned)
- Days Between Stations by Steve Erickson (mentioned)
- Tours of the Black Clock by Steve Erickson (ibid.)
- Arc d'X by Steve Erickson (ibid.)
- Travel Arrangements by M. John Harrison (mentioned)
- Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson (mentioned)
- Voltan by John James (mentioned)
- a Harry Stephen Keeler sequence of books (mentioned)
- The Man with the Magic Eardrums
- The Man with the Crimson Box
- The Man with the Wooden Spectacles
- The Case of the Lavender Gripsack
- The Riddle of the Travelling Skull
- The Skull of the Waltzing Clown
- Nine Hundred Grandmothers by R.A. Lafferty
- Sunshine by Robin McKinley (mentioned)
- The Good Fairies of New York by Martin Millar (mentioned)
- Lud-in-the-Mist by Hope Mirrlees
- Lust by Geoff Ryman (mentioned)
- Shadowland by Peter Straub (mentioned)
- The 13 Clocks by James Thurber
- Soldier of the Mist by Gene Wolfe (mentioned)
- Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny
- What's Welsh for Zen? by John Cale (mentioned)
- American Nomad by Steve Erickson (mentioned)
- On Writing by Stephen King (mentioned)
- The Basque History of the World: The Story of a Nation by Mark Kurlansky (mentioned)
- London Labour and the London Poor by Henry Mayhew.
- The Men Who Stare at Goats by Jon Ronson.
Read to Maddy
- Richmal Crompton's William stories (mentioned)
- Magic by the Lake by Edward Eager (mentioned)
- The Time Garden by Edward Eager (mentioned)
- Grimble and Grimble at Christmas by Clement Freud (mentioned)
- My Friend Mr. Leakey by J.B.S. Haldane (mentioned)
- Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm by Norman Hunter (mentioned)
- Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotsen (mentioned)
- Archer's Goon by Diana Wynne Jones (mentioned)
- Dogsbody by Diana Wynne Jones (mentioned)
- The Magicians of Caprona by Diana Wynne Jones (mentioned)
- The Ogre Downstairs by Diana Wynne Jones (mentioned)
- Witch Week by Diane Wynne Jones (mentioned)
- From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg (mentioned)
- Uncle by J.P. Martin (mentioned)
- The Phoenix and the Carpet by E. Nesbit (mentioned)
- The Story of the Amulet by E. Nesbit (mentioned)
- The Hound of the Basketballs by Daniel Pinkwater (mentioned)
- Second Grade Ape by Daniel Pinkwater (mentioned)
- The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death by Daniel Pinkwater (mentioned)
- The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett (mentioned)
- The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett (mentioned)
- The first three Margaret Storey "Melinda" books Timothy and Two Witches, The Stone Sorcerer (aka The Stone Wizard), and The Dragon's Sister/Timothy Travels (mentioned)
- The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein (mentioned)
Editions with Introductions by Neil
- The Stars My Destination (aka Tiger! Tiger!) by Alfred Bester. ISBN: 0679767800. Vintage, 1996.
- The Einstein Intersection by Samuel R Delany. ISBN: 0819563366. Wesleyan, 1998.
- The King of Elfland's Daughter by Lord Dunsany. ISBN: 034543191X. Ballantine/Del Rey, 1999.
- Twilight Of The Gods by Richard Garnett
- Rudyard Kipling's Tales of Horror and Fantasy ISBN: 1933648783. Pegasus, 2008.
- Space Chantey by R.A. Lafferty
- The Good Fairies of New York by Martin Millar. ISBN: 0765358549. Tor Fantasy, 2008.
- Edgar Allan Poe: Selected Poems & Tales Fall River Press for Barnes & Noble, 2008.
- The New Annotated Dracula by Bram Stoker. ISBN: 0393064506. W.W. Norton & Co., 2008.
- The 13 Clocks by James Thurber. ISBN: 1590172752. New York Review of Books, 2008.
- The Country of the Blind and Other Stories by H.G. Wells. ISBN: 0141441984. Penguin Classics, 2007.
- Lud-In-The-Mist by Hope Mirrlees. ISBN: 978-1593600419. Cold Spring Press, 2005.