I was enthralled by this interesting blend of drawing and text from the start and finished it that day and promptly handed it over to my artist wife for her turn. I love the art and enjoyed the quirky and melancholy reflection that goes with it.
Tag - comics
Halfway through and ready to dive in again. So far, my sense is those who are fans of both Gaiman and the genres he works in would enjoy this book the most. A lot of it is "inside baseball" on comics, fantastical fiction, etc. those who enjoy that world will get the most out of Gaiman's unique discussion and perspective on it.
Stumbled on this today. Sad but true, sad but true … Source: Life 101 – The Gentlemans Armchair
I am not sure you can really know someone by reading about them but I think this is probably as close as you can get to understanding Gaiman without actually knowing and interacting with him in real life.
As the kids these days say, heh. Buy the book.