Press: Lyons Press (September 1, 2010)
Author Name:Gilsdorf, Ethan
An amazing journey through the thriving worlds of fantasy and gaming What could one man find if he embarked on a journey through fantasy world after fantasy world? In an enthralling blend of travelogue, pop culture analysis, and memoir, forty-year-old former D&D addict Ethan Gilsdorf crisscrosses America, the world, and other worlds—from Boston to New Zealand, and Planet Earth to the realm of Aggramar.
From the Inside Flap
Forget Frodo―Ethan Gilsdorf guides readers through fantasy lands far more enchanting than anything you’ll find in Tolkien’s books.―Pagan Kennedy, New York Times Notable author
From the Back Cover
“This is a delightful book―more fun than being a Dungeon Master to a group of high-level mages and thieves.”
About the Author
Ethan Gilsdorf is a Boston-based freelance journalist, poet, critic, editor, and teacher.
He is a regular contributor to: The New York Times (Travel, Arts sections); The Boston Globe (Travel, Movies, Living/Arts, Ideas, Sunday Magazine, Books, Op-ed pages); The San Francisco Chronicle (book critic); The Improper Bostonian (travel, lifestyle, dining); National Geographic Traveler (Travel); The Common Review (books, culture; also as their East Coast correspondent); and The Christian Science Monitor (arts/Weekend, op-ed, culture, Backstory analysis).Other publishing credits include The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and Fodor’s travel guides (as former Paris hotel correspondent).
He has appeared on talk radio programs in Boston, and has earned a reputation as a fantasy and escapism expert.
Most recently, he has been instructing classes in freelance journalism (feature, travel, oped, review writing) for Media Bistro and Grub Street, and hosting regular networking events for these organizations.
A more detailed CV, published articles, and additional information is available at www.ethangilsdorf.com.
Science Fiction & Fantasy,Gaming,Humor & Entertainment,Puzzles & Games,Video & Computer Games,Computers & Technology,Games & Strategy Guides
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