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New Books About Sports

Thomas Beller’s tribute to playground basketball, Kelcey Ervick’s graphic memoir of her soccer days and the great Willie Horton’s baseball career. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-12-02 14:45:08 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Keeper: Soccer, Me, and the Law That Changed Women's Lives by Kelcey Ervick

Kelcey Ervick’s ‘The Keeper’ is a graphic memoir about her love of soccer as well as a lively celebration of girl athletes and the role of sports and Title IX legislation in transforming the lives of American girls and women for the better. An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The graphic memoir of an Apple Valley 'Afro-Punk' mirrors cross-racial journeys like mine

James Spooner's 'The High Desert' chronicles a journey into punk as a Black teeen's escape from exurbia. It's a more common story than you'd think Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-08-25 13:00:59 UTC ]
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Fuck this shit: Two books are on trial for “obscenity” in Virginia.

In another example of this country being thrust back into the past, two books are currently on trial in Virginia for obscenity: Maia Kobabe’s graphic memoir Gender Queer (“This heartfelt graphic memoir relates, with sometimes painful honesty, the experience of growing up non-gender-conforming.”... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-30 15:59:03 UTC ]
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Colin Kaepernick Releasing YA Graphic Memoir

Colin Kaepernick is releasing a YA graphic memoir that will be based on his high school years and the tough decisions he made for his future. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-05-19 23:11:33 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Radical: My Year with a Socialist Senator by Sofia Warren

In the summer of 2018, 'New Yorker' Cartoonist Sofia Warren emailed Julia Salazar, a young democratic socialist running for the New York state senate, a request to follow her around and create a nonfiction comics account of her campaign. The result is the graphic memoir 'Radical: My Year with a... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How a Debut Graphic Memoir Became the Most Banned Book in the Country

Maia Kobabe’s book “Gender Queer,” about coming out as nonbinary, landed the author at the center of a battle over which books belong in schools, and who gets to make that decision. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-05-01 23:54:03 UTC ]
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Body Language in Middle Grade Lit

Two novels and a graphic memoir tackle weighty issues, with grace and good humor. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-07-08 04:06:37 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts’

Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts by Rebecca Hall and Hugo Martinez is a riveting combination of graphic memoir and inspirational scholarship. An attorney frustrated by repeated encounters with sexism and racism in the criminal justice system, Hall returned to pursue a PhD in... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2021-05-21 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Save It For Later: Promises, Protest, and Parenthood by Nate Powell

'Save It for Later: Promises, Parenthood, and the Urgency of Protest' by Nate Powell, artist for John Lewis’s acclaimed Civil Rights graphic memoir the March trilogy, is a deeply felt collection of comics essays exploring the conflicts and emotional scars of living through the Trump era. An... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: March 31, 2021

“What would it mean to make caring for others into an explicitly public priority?” Reading Sigrid Nunez’s What Are You Going Through amid a national mental health crisis. | Public Books John Lewis’ posthumous graphic memoir Run: Book One, is coming this summer. | The Washington Post  UCLA’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-31 10:30:08 UTC ]
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Rep. John Lewis’s Life Story Continues in ‘Run: Book One’

'Run: Book One', a posthumous work by the late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, is the continuation of his National Book Award-winning graphic memoir The March trilogy. The book will be published by Abrams ComicArts in August 2021. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘I’m A Wild Seed’

Comics guru Calvin Reid presents an excerpt from Sharon Lee De La Cruz’s graphic memoir about her life as an intersectional Puerto-Rican/Dominican queer Afro-Latina. The post Panel Mania: ‘I’m A Wild Seed’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2021-01-27 11:00:06 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: I'm A Wild Seed by Sharon Lee De La Cruz

Sharon Lee De La Cruz’s 'I’m a Wild Seed' is a playfully illustrated graphic memoir that explores her personal experiences accepting life as an intersectional Puerto-Rican/Dominican queer Afro-Latina. This is a ten-page excerpt. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Comedian and writer Merrill Markoe dug deep into her childhood musings to explore memory

Her new graphic memoir, “We Saw Scenery,” is based on old diaries she found three years ago: “I wrote down everything.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-08 12:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Solutions and Other Problems’ author Allie Brosh talks cats, depressions and the joys of Zoom book tours

Brosh’s long-awaited graphic memoir comes seven years after her bestseller, “Hyperbole and a Half.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-08 11:49:19 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Recommends: A Burning, The Changeling, and Palm Springs

This month I’d like to recommend Dirty Dancing which, to my eternal shame, I had not seen until just last week. It is, of course, every bit as magnificent as I had been led to believe. I’ve also been greatly enjoying The Changeling, Victor LaValle’s 2017 NYC-set supernatural horror... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-14 08:47:20 UTC ]
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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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