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John Lewis, Heroic Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 80

Rep. John Lewis, a fearless leader during the Civil Rights Movement, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Honor, and the author of the March trilogy, a graphic memoir of the Civil Rights Movement and the first work of comics arts to receive a National Book Award, died on July 17. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir by Bishakh Som

Transgender comics artist Bishakh Som’s 'Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir' is the story of a leap of faith: Som quits her job as an architect to work fulltime on a graphic novel. But it also evokes Som’s internal process of coming to terms with gender. This is a ten-page excerpt. The book will be... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Cartoonist’s Life: PW Speaks with Adrian Tomine

Adrian Tomine's new graphic memoir 'The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist,' dissects authorial insecurity and self-doubt with a series of alternately hilarious and painful true-life anecdotes. The book will be published this month by D&Q. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Struggling for Serenity: PW Talks to Jim Terry

The comic book artist explains the triumphs and challenges he experiences while drawing his own life's story in the graphic memoir 'Come Home, Indio.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Everything Is Beautiful, and I'm Not Afraid by Yao Xiao

'Everything is Beautiful, And I’m Not Afraid: A Baopu Collection' by Yao Xiao is delightful and poetic graphic memoir by a China-born, queer, immigrant illustrator and cartoonist who has lived in the U.S since 2006. This is a 16 page excerpt. The book will be published in March by Andews McMeel. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Get a Job, Kid

In Cynthia L. Copeland’s graphic memoir “Cub,” an awkward seventh grader finds deliverance as a reporter for her local newspaper. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-28 21:03:07 UTC ]
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Zuiker Helps Teens Tell Their Stories In Print

A series of works of graphic memoir by Zuiker Press offers true stories on a range of modern social issues faced by teenagers and told by teens themselves. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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‘They Called Us Enemy’ Tops PW’s Graphic Novel Critics Poll

'They Called Us Enemy,' a graphic memoir by activist and longtime 'Star Trek' actor George Takei that recounts the story of his Japanese American family's internment during WWII, has claimed the top spot on PW’s annual Graphic Novel Critic’s Poll. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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IDW Debuts Spanish Graphic Novel Line with Takei's 'They Called Us Enemy'

IDW kicks off its Spanish-language graphic novel publishing initiative with George Takei's bestsellilng graphic memoir 'They Called Us Enemy,' to be released in a Spanish edition in June 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of November 18, 2019

David Chang sells a memoir, Catherine Coulter moves houses, MCD spends big on a graphic memoir, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Is There a Program for Addiction to 12-Step Programs?

The following excerpt is from David Heatley’s graphic memoir, Qualification. * __________________________________ Excerpted from Qualification by David Heatley. Copyright © 2019 David Heatley. Excerpted by permission of Pantheon, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. All rights reserved. No... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-16 08:47:15 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: September 30, 2019

Eisner Award–winner Raina Telgemeier has the #1 book in the country with the middle grade graphic memoir ‘Guts.’ Plus Jacqueline Woodson’s third adult novel, ‘Red at the Bone,’ lands in hardcover fiction, and Joe Abercrombie launches the Age of Madness series with ‘A Little Hatred.’ Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How a Polish Punk Cartoonist Became a Union Organizer in Sweden

On the personal and political impact of WAGE SLAVES, a graphic memoir about immigration and the erosion of rights at work by Daria Bogdanksa. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-17 10:41:35 UTC ]
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Review: George Takei's 'They Called Us Enemy' shows injustice through a child's eyes

George Takei's graphic memoir "They Called Us Enemy" depicts his childhood years in an internment camp during World War II. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-30 17:37:01 UTC ]
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How to Draw Yourself Out of a Creative Funk

Malaka Gharib, the author of the coming-of-age graphic memoir “I Was Their American Dream,” shares her tips. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-21 16:56:03 UTC ]
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Talking Activism and THEY CALLED US ENEMY With George Takei

A San Diego Comic-Con attendee meets George Takei and discusses the impact he and his graphic memoir had on this reader's outlook and activism. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-31 10:39:38 UTC ]
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Everybody’s curious about George Takei’s graphic memoir (and more of the week’s most clicked-on books).

Hello from Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “rotten tomatoes for books!” How It Works: Every day, our staff scours the most important and active outlets of literary journalism—from established national broadsheets to regional weeklies and alternative litblogs—and logs their book reviews. Each of those... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-26 16:00:10 UTC ]
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Mira Jacob Recommends 5 Inspiring Books That Aren’t By Men

It doesn’t feel like an exaggeration to say that Mira Jacob’s latest book Good Talk is a blueprint for a kinder world. In this graphic memoir, Jacob details a lifetime of difficult conversations—about politics, about race, about love and relationships. Seeing her handle these tricky talks,... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-07-18 11:00:20 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 15, 2019

This week: Colson Whitehead's new novel, plus George Takei's new graphic memoir. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Constable snaps up Suchet's 'must have' photographic memoir

Constable has snapped up the “must-have book of Christmas 2019” by David Suchet, charting the actor’s 50-year entertainment career through his photographs and commentary. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-14 13:32:54 UTC ]
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