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BOOK OF THE UN VOLUME 2

Chicken John Rinaldi, Benjamin Wachs

The second book in Chicken John Rinaldi’s thesis on art, civic engagement and messy collaborative artworks. New from Last Gasp! From the author: "Five years ago I wrote The Book of the Is —a how-to...

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EINSTEIN

Corinne Maier, Anne Simon

"My name is Albert Einstein. In wanting to understand the universe, I set free the terrifying forces of destruction. But we must continue to seek the great secret of the cosmos." Albert Einstein was...

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THE ART OF CHARLIE CHAN HOCK CHYE

Sonny Liew

Meet Charlie Chan Hock Chye. Now in his early 70s, Chan has been making comics in his native Singapore since 1954, when he was a boy of 16. As he looks back on his career over five decades, we see...

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GOOD TROUBLE: BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL LIFE & BUSINESS WITH ASPERGER'S

Joe Biel, Joyce Brabner, Sander Hicks

A punk rock memoir of mistakes and self-discovery. In 1996, everything about Joe Biel's life seemed like a mistake. He was 18, he lived in Cleveland, he got drunk every day, and he had mystery health...

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SOLDIER'S HEART: THE CAMPAIGN TO UNDERSTAND MY WWII VETERAN FATHER

Carol Tyler

Soldier’s Heart (You'll Never Know, collected volumes I-III) is a sophisticated graphic masterpiece about the damaging effects of war on soldiers and the toll it can take on families. Many soldiers...

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DEEP DARK FEARS

Fran Krause

We all have strange, irrational fears —from seeing ghosts in the bedroom mirror to being sucked into a mall escalator or finding yourself miles below the ocean’s surface on the deck of a sunken ship....

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EPIPHANIES WHILST HIGH OUT OF ONE'S MIND

H.T. Yim

Narrative nonfiction meets marijuana. Love, weed, and a love-hate affair with weed. Terra undergoes a peculiar struggle in her youth: to try to enjoy pot. For years at the behest of her pothead...

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BRIGHT-EYED AT MIDNIGHT

Leslie Stein

Beginning at the stroke of midnight on January 1, 2014, and ending on January 1, 2015, Leslie Stein began drawing a comics page a night. Fueled by an urge toward visual and narrative experimentation and...

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HARVEY KURTZMAN

Bill Schelly

Harvey Kurtzman was the original editor, artist and sole writer of Mad —and Mad revolutionized humor in America. But how did Kurtzman invent Mad, and why did he leave it shortly after it burst onto the...

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BUKOWSKI FOR BEGINNERS

Carlos Polimeni, Miguel Rep

Charles Bukowski, poet, novelist, short-story writer, journalist, and cult figure of the dissident and rebellious was born in Germany in 1920 and died in the USA in 1994. During his life he was hailed...

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MAN UP

Carlos Andrés Gómez

Inspired by the award-winning poet and actor’s acclaimed one-man play, a powerful coming-of-age memoir that reimagines masculinity for the twenty-first-century male. Award-winning poet, actor, and...

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DON'T WORRY, IT GETS WORSE

Alida Nugent

Alida Nugent graduated college with a degree in one hand and a drink in the other, eager to trade in parties and all-nighters for “the real world.” But post-grad wasn’t the glam life she imagined....

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