I'm three-quarters of the way through the new Gene Wolfe short-story collection, Starwater Strains. I think he's probably the most interesting living American writer. You'll get people like [book reviewer] Michael Dirda at the Washington Post saying exactly the same thing. His short stories are an astonishing mixture of science-fiction, of fantasy, of horror--stories that are good, profound, and dangerous, and you're entirely not sure why. It's a cumulative effect.Click here for Gaiman's other responses.