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Panel Mania: 'Maple Terrace' by Noah Van Sciver

Van Sciver’s new graphic memoir returns to the chaotic household of his 2018 autobiography 'One Dirty Tree,' adding a broadly humorous perspective on growing up in a large, impoverished Mormon family living in a dilapidated, roach-infested house in 1990s New Jersey. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Creativity and Cuervo: On Growing Up in My Family’s Liquor Store

The following is from Advocate: A Graphic Memoir of Family, Community, and the Fight for Environmental Justice by Eddie Ahn. _______________________________________________ Excerpted from Advocate: A Graphic Memoir of Family, Community, and the Fight for Environmental Justice, by Eddie Ahn;... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-04-17 08:54:48 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Advocate' by Eddie Ahn

Eddie Ahn’s 'Advocate: A Graphic Memoir of Family, Community, and the Fight for Environmental Justice' is a thoughtful addition to the literature of immigration. A seven-page excerpt. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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“My Mother is Chinese and My Father is English…” On Defying Racial and Cultural Classification in Northern California

The following is from Feeding Ghosts: A Graphic Memoir by Tessa Hulls. __________________________________ Excerpted from Feeding Ghosts: A Graphic Memoir by Tessa Hulls. Published by MCD/FSG, an imprint of Macmillan. Copyright © 2024 by Tessa Hulls. All rights reserved. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-03-07 09:54:41 UTC ]
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How Ai Weiwei Marries Advocacy and Art at Home and Abroad

The following is from Zodiac: A Graphic Memoir by Ai Weiwei with Elettra Stamboulis, illustrated by Gianluca Constantini. __________________________________ From Zodiac: A Graphic Memoir by Ai Weiwei with Elettra Stamboulis, illustrated by Gianluca Constantini. Copyright © 2024. Published by Ten... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-01-30 09:55:47 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Worm: A Cuban American Odyssey by Edel Rodriquez

This graphic memoir is a classic immigrant tale, illuminating the political repression characterizing the society author Edel Rodriquez escaped in Cuba—and rebuking its rising right-wing political presence. An 11-page excerpt. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Edel Rodriguez Isn’t Afraid to Live With the Consequences

The political artist drew some of the most provocative images of the Trump presidency. “Worm,” his new graphic memoir of emigrating from Cuba to the U.S., skewers the powerful once more. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-11-08 10:02:04 UTC ]
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A Black Father Illustrated the Importance of “The Talk” in His Graphic Memoir

Darrin Bell didn’t set out to write his much anticipated graphic memoir, The Talk. He’d initially sold another project delving into the lives of three generations of men in his family, all descendants of an enslaved man named Addison Bell, in a two book deal to Henry Holt and Co. But as he was... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2023-10-30 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Pill Hill' by Nicholas Breutzman

Nicholas Breutzman's graphic memoir 'Pill Hill' is a deeply distressing tale of his former spouse’s drug addiction and mental illness and his desperate efforts to protect his children—plus an entertaining account of finding new love. A nine-page excerpt. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Talk by Darrin Bell

Darrin Bell’s new graphic memoir ‘The Talk’ is an absorbing, creative examination of the life of a biracial kid told with great honesty, emotional candor, and humor. A nine-page excerpt. The book is out now from Henry Holt. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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They were once inseparable: A defiantly odd graphic memoir seeks a lost best friend

Comics artist and novelist MariNaomi tackles a puzzle in the memoir 'I Thought You Loved Me': Why did a best friend dump them? Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-05-05 13:00:54 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Going Remote: A Teacher’s Journey by Adam Bessie and Peter Glanting

Adam Bessie and Peter Glanting’s debut graphic memoir 'Going Remote: A Teacher’s Journey' chronicles the impact of the pandemic on the community college where Bessie teaches and on the lives and education of his students after the suspension of in-person classes and the switch to online... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Kelcey Ervick Brings an Athlete’s Discipline to Writing

In one of my favorite pages of The Keeper, Kelcey Ervick‘s graphic memoir about her time as a goalie in the early days of Title IX, Ervick is, at this point, no longer a teenage soccer player. Time has passed, and she’s now a wife and a mother trying to take herself seriously as a … The post... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2023-01-11 11:00:04 UTC ]
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How 'Gender Queer: A Memoir' became America's most banned book

Maia Kobabe's graphic memoir "Gender Queer" became the most banned book in American schools, drawing the Northern California artist and writer into the nation's cultural wars. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-12-21 11:00:19 UTC ]
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Beaton’s ‘Ducks’ Tops PW’s 2022 Graphic Novel Critics Poll

Kate Beaton’s widely acclaimed debut graphic memoir 'Ducks: Two years in the Oil Sands '(Drawn & Quarterly) has won PW’s 2022 Graphic Novel Critics Poll by a significant margin, receiving nine votes from PW’s panel of 16 critics. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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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