“[does] a superb job of transporting the reader back in time, evoking the era with telling details while staying true to the core of Nellie Bly’s story.”
The story of this book is almost as extraordinary as the story of Che Guevara’s life.
“a portrait of a psyche, of the jumbled mess that lives in our heads . . . Reading these pages is like being invited into someone’s private dream journal.”
“The roots are messy indeed, but the tree blossoming from them is brilliant.”
“This book is both witty and fierce. It’s a gift that keeps on giving, and we can only hope its nonagenarian author continues to do so as well.”
“‘Barely had you arrived in this world that you had to leave it, sweetheart . . . Too precocious, too uncompromising, too talented.’”
“No detail escapes Dauber. . . . A master storyteller . . .”
“Shadmi’s deeply absorbing and moving biography will appeal to Dracula afficionados of all ages.”
SelfMadeHero, a small British niche publisher of graphic narratives, has issued The Dancing Plague by Gareth Brookes, an award-winning illustrator and writer.
“Unfortunately, this isn’t the accurate biography it purports to be.”
You’ve seen the meme.
“A sterling example of how graphic novels are uniquely able to get readers through tough subjects.”
“Bechdel is ruthlessly honest, her sharp gaze helping us see ourselves, our culture, more clearly.”
“The little boy who dreamed of painting like Norman Rockwell ended up with his own art on the cover of The New Yorker. What could be more magical than that?
“A powerful story of our earliest days as a species.”
This is not a book that will encourage silence in children.
“This is a book that should be required reading in every high school—actually every American should read it.
“In Pollock Confidential, they’re given a fascinating slice of this mercurial artist’s life, a strange marriage between a conservative government intrigue and rebellious creativity
“a very satisfying dish . . .”
“thoughtfully rendered, carried through a harrowing, often funny, engaging personal story.”
“. . . a hilarious romp through chemistry and biology. . . . A fun way to learn the science of life.”
“In this wide-ranging story of exploration, Fetter-Vorm captures both the mystical pull of the moon and the many men and women who worked hard to understand and reach it.
“This book offers a sweet ray of hope in a very confusing time.”
“a first-rate effort with enough detail to capture the history combined with a sharp pace and magnificent artwork.
“The question of ‘What are you?’ has never been answered with so much charm.”