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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
by Alison Bechdel
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Fun Home, in concert with Craig Thompson's Blankets, was one of the works that proved to my doubting eyes that graphic novels could reach heights every bit as poetic, moving, and magical as the finest prose. Darkly funny but wholly sincere, the story of... (read more)

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
by Marjane Satrapi
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From the best-selling author of Fun Home, Time magazines No. 1 Book of the Year, a brilliantly told graphic memoir of Alison Bechdel becoming the artist her mother wanted to be. Alison Bechdels Fun Home was a pop culture and literary phenomenon. Now, a... (read more)

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Blankets: An Illustrated Novel
Blankets: An Illustrated Novel
by Craig Thompson
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This coming-of-age memoir is told as much through the crisp illustrations as through the text. Thompson's voice and drawings are sweet without being sappy, and despite its unconventional format, Blankets is a very honest, relatable account of falling in... (read more)

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The Complete Persepolis
The Complete Persepolis
by Marjane Satrapi
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What are the causes and consequences of climate change? When the scale is so big, can an individual make any difference? Documentary, diary, and masterwork graphic novel, this up-to-date look at our planet and how we live on it explains what global... (read more)

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Shortcomings
Shortcomings
by Adrian Tomine
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FROM THE PREEMINENT CARTOONIST OF HIS GENERATION, THE MOST ANTICIPATED GRAPHIC NOVEL OF 2007 Shortcomings, Adrian Tomine's first long-form graphic novel, is the story of Ben Tanaka, a confused, obsessive Japanese American male in his late twenties, and... (read more)

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Chicken with Plums
Chicken with Plums
by Marjane Satrapi
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From the bestselling author of PERSEPOLIS comes this hugely accomplished, moving and multi-layered story of one man, Nasser Ali Khan (Marjane's great-uncle), a world class musician who gave up his life for music and love in 1950s Iran.... (read more)

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Monsters Are Afraid of the Moon
Monsters Are Afraid of the Moon
by Marjane Satrapi
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Poor Marie! Every night as she climbed into bed, she got a visit from three monsters. They only came out in darkness, so she knew they must be afraid of the light. Marie took a huge pair of scissors, and cutting the moon out of the sky, hung it right in... (read more)

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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
by Azar Nafisi
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Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic morality squads staged... (read more)

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Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
by Firoozeh Dumas
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This new Readers Circle edition includes a reading group guide and a conversation between Firoozeh Dumas and Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner.” In 1972, when she was seven, Firoozeh Dumas and her family moved from Iran to Southern... (read more)

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Black Hole
Black Hole
by Charles Burns
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Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean
Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean
by Douglas Wolk
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For over seventy-five years,and#160;Archieand#160;and the gang at Riverdale High have been Americaandrsquo;s most iconic teenagers, delighting generations of readers with their never-ending exploits. But despite their ubiquity,and#160;Archieand#160... (read more)

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Epileptic
Epileptic
by David B.
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Hailed by The Comics Journal as one of Europe's most important and innovative comics artists, David B. has created a masterpiece in Epileptic, his stunning and emotionally resonant autobiography about growing up with an epileptic brother. Epileptic... (read more)

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Embroideries
Embroideries
by Marjane Satrapi
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By turns heartbreaking and hilarious, this book's stories lift the veil off the real, private lives of Iranian women and--perfectly captured in Satrapi's simple, beguiling drawings--reveal the connections between women everywhere.... (read more)

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Persepolis 2 : Story of a Return (04 Edition)
Persepolis 2 : Story of a Return (04 Edition)
by Marjane Satrapi
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I must admit I read this, the second installment of Satrapi's illustrated autobiography, before reading the first. Without the full premise of how she left her native country of Iran for Europe, it was easy to think that I had found a interesting... (read more)

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