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Neil Gaiman Reads A Christmas Carol

On the 19th December 1843, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was first published. 6,000 first edition copies were printed and they were sold out by Christmas Eve.

Now, 175 years later it remains a Christmas classic read and has been adapted countless times for TV, film and radio. To celebrate the anniversary, we’re treating you to A Christmas Carol read by author Neil Gaiman for the New York Public Library Podcast.