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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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A beautifully written, tightly constructed book. (What makes it great, by the way, has very little to do with "the American Dream.")
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
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Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
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"And a graphic novel to boot. (A quick, interesting read. Slow down and think about the drawings and sequences.) "
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Ghost World by Daniel Clowes
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A story about high school friends drifting apart, and about small town relationship dynamics--or what feels like small town relationship dynamics. I don't find Enid's unearned teenage cynicism all that charming; if I did, I think I'd like the story m...more
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Ice Haven by Daniel Clowes
Ice Haven
by Daniel Clowes
read in May, 2008
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Interesting:

Mixture of comics styles and texting styles.

Pretty Good:

Mixture of characters and their experiences happening in or around the central mystery, rather than direct address of the central mystery itself.
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White Noise by Don DeLillo
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Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris Ware
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Things to know about this one:

(1) It's beautifully drawn.
(2) It hints at (and displays) the power of the graphic novel format in its combination of image, word, and sequence, and in its bravery with dream sequences and nonlinear narrative.
(3) There's...more
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