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  • Marxism: A Graphic Guide

    A Graphic Guide

    series Graphic Guides
    Beautiful new edition of a classic comic-book introduction to Marxist thought.Karl Marx was one of the most influential thinkers of the late 19th century, inspiring revolutions and colossal political upheavals that have radically transformed the lives of millions of people and the geopolitical map of the entire world.But was he a ‘Marxist’ himself? And how are his ideas still in play in today’s ... Read more

    $8.59 USD

  • Gender Queer

    A Memoir

    In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt comfortable with strangers knowing about em. Now, Gender Queer is here. Maia’s intensely cathartic autobiography charts eir journey of self-identity, which includes the mortification and confusion of ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • The Essential Dykes To Watch Out For

    From the author of Fun Home—the lives, loves, and politics of cult fav characters Mo, Lois, Sydney, Sparrow, Ginger, Stuart, Clarice, and othersFor twenty-five years Bechdel’s path-breaking Dykes to Watch Out For strip has been collected in award-winning volumes (with a quarter of a million copies in print), syndicated in fifty alternative newspapers, and translated into many languages. Now, at ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Straight Up and Dirty

    A Memoir

    "I did have my own friends, my own salary, my health, and TiVo: all the important things we're likely to take for granted. Still, when it hit that I'd now have to date again, I panicked. Dating meant nightclubs, heels, and black. It meant, 'No, thank you. Really, I'm full.' It meant matching bras and underwear. Clothes with the micro used to describe them. Because until you date again, people will ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Hyperbole and a Half

    Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened

    by Allie Brosh ...
    #1 New York Times Bestseller“Funny and smart as hell” (Bill Gates), Allie Brosh’s Hyperbole and a Half showcases her unique voice, leaping wit, and her ability to capture complex emotions with deceptively simple illustrations.FROM THE PUBLISHER:Every time Allie Brosh posts something new on her hugely popular blog Hyperbole and a Half the internet rejoices.This full-color, beautifully illustrated ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Let's Make Ramen!

    A Comic Book Cookbook

    A comic book cookbook with accessible ramen recipes for the home cook, including simple weeknight bowls, weekend project stocks, homemade noodles, and an array of delicious accompaniments, with insights and tips from notable ramen luminaries.LONGLISTED FOR THE ART OF EATING PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY CHICAGO TRIBUNE • ONE OF THE YOUNG ADULT LIBRARY SERVICES ASSOCIATION ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Marbles

    Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir

    by Ellen Forney ...
    Cartoonist Ellen Forney explores the relationship between “crazy” and “creative” in this graphic memoir of her bipolar disorder, woven with stories of famous bipolar artists and writers.Shortly before her thirtieth birthday, Forney was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Flagrantly manic and terrified that medications would cause her to lose creativity, she began a years-long struggle to find mental ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Introducing Capitalism

    A Graphic Guide

    series Graphic Guides
    Capitalism now dominates the globe, both in economics and ideology, shapes every aspect of our world and influences everything from laws, wars and government to interpersonal relationships. Introducing Capitalism tells the story of its remarkable and often ruthless rise, evolving through strife and struggle as much as innovation and enterprise.Dan Cryan and Sharron Shatil, with Piero's brilliant ... Read more

    $6.19 USD

  • Is This Guy For Real?

    The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman

    2019 Eisner Award Winner for Best Reality-Based WorkComedian and performer Andy Kaufman’s resume was impressive—a popular role on the beloved sitcom Taxi, a high-profile stand-up career, and a surprisingly successful stint in professional wrestling. Although he was by all accounts a sensitive and thoughtful person, he’s ironically best remembered for his various contemptible personas, which were ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Introducing Modernism

    A Graphic Guide

    Book 0 - Introducing...
    Modernism is usually thought of as a shock wave of innovations hitting art, architecture, music, cinema and literature - the work of Picasso, Joyce, Schoenberg, movements like Futurism and Dada, the architecture of Le Corbusier, T.S. Eliot's The Wasteland and the avant-garde theatre of Bertolt Brecht or Samuel Beckett. But what really defines modernism? Why did it begin and how long did it last? ... Read more

    $5.19 USD

  • Dear Senator

    A Memoir by the Daughter of Strom Thurmond

    Breaking nearly eight decades of silence, Essie Mae Washington–Williams comes forward with a story of unique historical magnitude and incredible human drama. Her father, the late Strom Thurmond, was once the nation's leading voice for racial segregation (one of his signature political achievements was his 24–hour filibuster against the Civil Rights Act of 1957, done in the name of saving the South ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Class

    A Graphic Guide

    What do we mean by social class in the 21st century?University of Brighton sociologists Laura Harvey and Sarah Leaney and award-winning comics creator Danny Noble present an utterly unique, illustrated journey through the history, sociology and lived experience of class.What can class tell us about gentrification, precarious work, the role of elites in society, or access to education? How have ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Prophet Against Slavery

    Benjamin Lay, A Graphic Novel

    by David Lester ...
    The revolutionary life of an 18th-century dwarf activist who was among the first to fight against slavery and animal cruelty.Prophet Against Slavery is an action-packed chronicle of the remarkable and radical Benjamin Lay, based on the award-winning biography by Marcus Rediker that sparked the Quaker community to re-embrace Lay after 280 years of disownment. Graphic novelist David Lester brings ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • What Is Your Dangerous Idea?

    Today's Leading Thinkers on the Unthinkable

    by John Brockman ...
    series Edge Question Series
    The world's leading scientific thinkers explore bold, remarkable, perilous ideas that could change our lives—for better . . . or for worse . . .From Copernicus to Darwin, to current-day thinkers, scientists have always promoted theories and unveiled discoveries that challenge everything society holds dear; ideas with both positive and dire consequences. Many thoughts that resonate today are ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Wonderful Life with the Elements

    The Periodic Table Personified

    From the brilliant mind of Japanese artist Bunpei Yorifuji comes Wonderful Life with the Elements, an illustrated guide to the periodic table that gives chemistry a friendly face.In this super periodic table, every element is a unique character whose properties are represented visually: heavy elements are fat, man-made elements are robots, and noble gases sport impressive afros. Every detail is ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • March: Book Two

    After the success of the Nashville sit-in movement, John Lewis’ commitment to change through nonviolence is stronger than ever — but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the vicious heart of the deep south, they will be tested like never before. Faced with beatings, police brutality, imprisonment, arson, and even murder, the movement’s young activists place their lives on the line ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • All The Answers

    **A 2019 EISNER AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST REALITY-BASED WORKA NPR BEST BOOK OF 2018A VULTURE BEST COMIC OF 2018A PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST BOOK OF 2018A LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2018A NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BEST BOOK OF 2018WINNER OF THE PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 2018 GRAPHIC NOVEL CRITICS POLLIn this moving graphic memoir, Eisner Award-winning writer and artist Michael Kupperman traces the life of his ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation

    series Pantheon Graphic Library
    A timeless story rediscovered by each new generation, The Diary of a Young Girl stands without peer. This graphic edition remains faithful to the original, while the stunning illustrations interpret and add layers of visual meaning and immediacy to this classic work of Holocaust literature.For both young readers and adults The Diary continues to capture the remarkable spirit of Anne Frank, who for ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Madhouse Effect

    How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy

    The award-winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann and the Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Tom Toles have been on the front lines of the fight against climate denialism for most of their careers. They have witnessed the manipulation of the media by business and political interests and the unconscionable play to partisanship on issues that affect the well-being of billions. The lessons ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Bowie. Una biografía

    Una biografía

    Tras el fenómeno Frida, la biografía del camaleón de la música, ilustrada por María HesseUNA DE LAS 35 MEJORES NOVELAS GRÁFICAS SEGÚN ESQUIRENo muestro lealtad a ningún estilo. Simplemente escogeré aquel que me permita transmitir lo que quiero en ese momento.David Bowie es mucho más que un cantante que vendió ciento treinta y seis millones de discos, mucho más que un artista que experimentó con ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • A.D.

    New Orleans After the Deluge

    by Josh Neufeld ...
    series Pantheon Graphic Library
    A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge is a masterful portrait of a city under siege. Cartoonist Josh Neufeld depicts seven extraordinary true stories of survival in the days leading up to and following Hurricane Katrina.Here we meet Denise, a counselor and social worker, and a sixth-generation New Orleanian; “The Doctor,” a proud fixture of the French Quarter; Abbas and Darnell, two friends who face ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Super Late Bloomer

    My Early Days in Transition

    by Julia Kaye ...
    Instead of a traditional written diary, Julia Kaye has always turned to art as a means of self-reflection. So when she began her gender transition in 2016, she decided to use her popular webcomic, Up and Out, to process her journey and help others with similar struggles realize they weren’t alone.Julia’s poignant, relatable comics honestly depict her personal ups and downs while dealing with the ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • From Every End of This Earth

    13 Families and the New Lives They Made in America

    New York Times bestselling author Steven V. Roberts follows the stories of thirteen immigrant families in From Every End of This Earth, a poignant and eye-opening look at immigration in America today. He captures the voices of those living the promise of a new land—and the difficulties of starting over among strangers whose suspicions increasingly outweigh their open-armed acceptance. As the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Der Boxer

    Die Überlebensgeschichte des Hertzko Haft

    Hertzko Haft war keine 16 Jahre alt, als sein Leidensweg durch die Arbeits- und Vernichtungslager der Nationalsozialisten seinen Anfang nahm und der ihn schließlich nach Auschwitz führte. Zur Belustigung von SS-Offizieren musste der polnische Jude hier gegen Mithäftlinge boxen. Umgeben von Unmenschlichkeit, Gewalt und Tod blieb ihm keine andere Wahl, als zu gewinnen wenn er überleben wollte.Von ... Read more

    $10.99 USD