“Love, Sex, Power …Oh and Some Cute Little Rodents”

The Herald has posted a preview to the Edinburgh International Book Festival in PDF format; look on Page 5 (opposite the Lemony Snicket interview) for an article by the above title, written by Anne Johnstone, discussing the children’s programme.
The relevant bit:
…There’s a different buzz around Neil Gaiman, another first-time visitor to Edinburgh (Aug 17, 1.30pm and 4.30pm; Aug 18, 6pm; Aug 24, 6pm). A cult figure in adult horror fiction, Gaiman, an Englishman who now lives near Minneapolis, will launch his first novel for teenagers at the festival. Coraline, a personal essay about the powerlessness of childhood, is being hailed as one of the publishing events of the year….