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 history, in a personal search for women warriors lost to … The post Panel Mania: ‘Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2021-05-21 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: WAKE: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts by Rebecca Hall and Hugo Martinez

'WAKE: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts' by Rebecca Hall and Hugo Martinez is a riveting combination of memoir and inspirational scholarship. In this eight-page excerpt Hall's efforts to research a slave revolt in 1712 mark the first steps of a quest that will take her to 18th... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival’

Featuring a foreword by Roxane Gay, the comic anthology is a powerful and instructive collection of short stories by 60 female artists. The post Panel Mania: ‘Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-08-02 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Drawing Power: Women's Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival Edited by Diane Noomin

This excerpt-sampler of work from the anthology ‘Drawing Power: Women's Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival’ Edited by Diane Noomin, includes three stories by artists who survived sexual assault: Lee Mars’ “Got Over It,” Carol Lay’s “A Sampler of Misdeeds,” and Ajuan Mance’s... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Profile lands Kars' Cundhill History Prize-winning history of Guyanese revolt

Profile has acquired the Cundill History Prize-winning Blood on the River: A Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild Coast, a "gripping and immersive" work of history uncovering a little-known slave revolt, by Marjoleine Kars. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-13 00:06:45 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Animal Castle by Xavier Dorison and Felix Delep

In this homage to George Orwell’s 'Animal Farm', the cocreators of 'Animal Castle' have expanded Orwell’s allegorical attack on totalitarian societies to include an embrace of civil disobedience, nonviolent resistance, and the concept of love, as weapons to fight and beat social oppression. An... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Radium Girls by Cy.

Set in 1918, 'Radium Girls' by Cy. is the tragic story of the women working for the U.S. Radium Corporation who unknowingly painted the dials of clocks and watches with the deadly radioactive substance that would destroy their health and ultimately take their lives. An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-01 04:00:00 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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Danyel Smith’s ‘Very Personal History’ gives Black women of pop music their due

In this Washington Post Live conversation from May 4, author Danyel Smith explains why she wanted to give Black women their due in “Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-10 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Junction by Norm Konyu

Norm Konyu’s unsettling new graphic novel 'The Junction' is the story of Lucas Jones, an 11 year-old who one day disappears along with his father, only to return 12 years later—seemingly unchanged and still 11 years-old—without the father, who remains missing. A 10-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Winds of Numa Sera by Morgan Rosenblum and Jonny Handler

'The Winds of Numa Sera', by Morgan Rosenblum and Jonny Handler, is an ambitious and luxuriously illustrated fantasy graphic novel of epic proportions. It's the story of an empire and its sovereignty over a vast and restless assemblage of conquered lands, an empire vulnerable to foreign enemies... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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For Women’s History Month: 5 new novels that celebrate female accomplishments

‘The Paris Bookseller’ by Kerri Maher and ‘The Diamond Eye’ by Kate Quinn are among several great new works of historical fiction. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-02 15:27:34 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: What is Home, Mum? by Sabba Khan

In her moving graphic memoir, 'What is Home, Mum?', Sabba Khan, a second-generation Pakistani immigrant living with her family in Britain, tells the story of her family before and after their desperate move to the UK after Pakistan-India Partition in 1947. A 10-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Made In Korea by Jeremy Holt and George Schall

Jeremy Holt and artist George Schall’s new graphic novel 'Made In Korea' outlines a near-future world in which childless couples can purchase a sophisticated robotic kid powered by AI and designed by its Korean manufacturer to age and develop along human lines. A 10-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Just Roll With It by Lee Durfey-Lavoie and Veronica Agarwal

'Just Roll With It' by writer Lee Durfey-Lavoie and artist Veronica Agarwala is a debut graphic novel about a grade-school girl who is beginning to deal with anxiety and Obessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel and Mark Siegel

Siena and her artist-husband Mark revisit her 2006 young readers memoir 'To Dance' in 'Tiny Dancer', a new and more expansive autobiographical work for older readers on her passion for dance and her career in ballet. An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Lifetime Passes by Terry Blas and Claudia Aguirre

Terry Blas and Claudia Aguirre’s new graphic novel 'Lifetime Passes' introduces the reader to 16 year-old Jackie Chavez, a teen wrestling with a tough family situation—her parents have been deported—and her friends, a collection of mostly bad apples looking out only for themselves. A seven-page... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The History Press lands 'enthralling account' of hidden war stories from Pearson

The History Press has landed an "enthralling account" of hidden war stories from Berlin-based university lecturer and cultural historian Joseph Pearson.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-27 16:49:43 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Weeaboo by Alissa Sallah

Alissa Sallah’s debut graphic novel 'Weeaboo'—a term that refers to a non-Japanese person who is obsessed with Japanese culture—is an engaging portrait of three high school friends about to graduate and struggling with the full-range of familiar teen academic, social, and personal challenges. A... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A women’s history of the Trump presidency

Columnist Jennifer Rubin chronicles the activists and politicians who “saved democracy.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-08 12:00:00 UTC ]
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