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Stitches
4.02
It is suburban American in the 1950s and 60s, back when we didn’t know a whole lot about the effects of smoking or x-rays, so being subjected to both...more
Oct 15, 2009
Nov 13, 2009
 
Blankets
4.07
Young Craig and his kid brother share a bed in their attic bedroom. Sometimes their battle over who gets the biggest share of bed and blankets brings...more
Nov 08, 2009
Nov 04, 2009
 
One Hundred Demons
4.21
One day, cartoonist Lynda Barry came across an ancient exercise by a Buddhist monk that calls for a painter to practice technique by drawing one hundr...more
Oct 28, 2009
Oct 01, 2009
 
The Polysyllabic Spree
3.73
Nick Hornby tapped into the minds of the rock-n-roll obsessed in his novel High Fidelity. He wrote about the all-consuming passion for soccer in his m...more
Jul 08, 2009
May 18, 2009
 
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
4.12
Alison Bechdel’s father was the proprietor of the local funeral home. That alone might produce some highly unusual childhood stories, but there’s more...more
Jan 2008
Mar 10, 2009
 
The Complete Persepolis (Persepolis, #1-4)
4.30
Marjane Satrapi had a happy childhood in Iran with loving parents, family, and friends. Then, at age ten, in 1979, Marjane’s life was forever changed...more
Jan 2008
Mar 10, 2009
 
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
4.17
Anne Fadiman is a column writer, a journal editor, and an award-winning author. She’s also a life-long reader, and that means more than all her other...more
Jul 09, 2009
May 18, 2009
 
Epileptic
3.90
David B. was born Pierre-François. He grew up in France in the 1960s and 70s with his mother, father, older brother Jean-Cristophe and little sister F...more
Nov 2009
Mar 10, 2009
 
I Never Liked You
3.75
In a Canadian suburb in the 1970s, Chester Brown is a typical teenager. “Typical” means that he’s involved in a series of detached, passive-aggressive...more
Oct 30, 2009
Mar 11, 2009
 
Housekeeping vs. the Dirt
3.91
Hornby opens his second collection of Believer columns with an impassioned plea that I happen to agree with 100%: If you don't like the book you're re...more
Jul 10, 2009
May 18, 2009
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.94
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Mar 10, 2009
 
Barefoot Gen, Volume Three: Life After the Bomb
4.29
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Mar 31, 2009
 
The Library at Night
4.05
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May 18, 2009
 
Barefoot Gen, Volume Two: The Day After
4.29
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Mar 31, 2009
 
Barefoot Gen, Volume One: A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima
4.16
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Mar 31, 2009
Mar 19, 2009
 
Sixpence House: Lost in a Town of Books
3.66
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May 18, 2009
 
Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America
3.77
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Mar 10, 2009
 
Maus, II: And Here My Troubles Began (Maus, #2)
4.45
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Mar 10, 2009
 
Maus, I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Maus, #1)
4.34
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Mar 10, 2009
 
Naked
4.07
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Mar 10, 2009
 
The Making of The African Queen, or: How I went to Africa with Bogart, Bacall and Huston and almost lost my mind
3.99
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Nov 29, 2009
 
Me
3.87
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Jan 26, 2010
 
Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World
3.62
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Jan 18, 2011
Dec 30, 2010
 
The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie
3.46
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Jul 24, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
 
The Complete Maus (Maus, #1-2)
4.49
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Sep 20, 2011
 
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
4.04
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Sep 20, 2011
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