The Queens of Animation

In The Queens of Animation, bestselling author Nathalia Holt recounts the dramatic stories of an incredibly influential group of women who have slipped under the radar for decades but have touched all our lives These women infiltrated the all male domain of Disney Studios and used early technologie

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Horror Stories

From the two time Grammy nominated singer songwriter behind the groundbreaking album Exile in Guyville comes a haunting memoir in stories in the tradition of Patti Smith s M Train When Liz Phair was just starting out in the Wicker Park, Chicago, music scene in the early 1990s, she mostly encountere

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Effin' Birds: A Field Guide to Identification

Effin Birds is a new volume in the grand and noble profession of nature writing and bird identification This book contains than 150 pages crammed full of classic, monochrome plumage art paired with the delightful but dirty aphorisms think I m going to need booze to deal with this week

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Unspeakable Acts: Women, Art, and Sexual Violence in the 1970s

The 1970s was a time of deep division and newfound freedoms Galvanized by The Second Sex and The Feminine Mystique, the civil rights movement and the March on Washington, a new generation put their bodies on the line to protest injustice Still, even in the heart of certain resistance movements, se

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Things That Art: A Graphic Menagerie of Enchanting Curiosity

Lochlann Jain s debut non fiction graphic novel, Things That Art, playfully interrogates the order of things Toying with the relationship between words and images, Jain s whimsical compositions may seem straightforward Upon closer inspection, however, the drawings reveal profound and startling par

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Rusty Brown

Discover the long awaited new book from the author of Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth and Building Stories The perfect gift for graphic novel fans The week after I finished the last page of Jimmy Corrigan I immediately started a new long story based on characters who had originated as p

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Sontag: Her Life and Work

One of the New York Times 17 New Books to Watch For in September One of the Washington Post s Ten Books to Read this September One of O magazine s 18 Must Read Books of Fall 2019 The definitive portrait of one of the American Century s most towering intellectuals her writing and her radical though

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The (Other) F Word: A Celebration of the Fat and Fierce

The definitive collection of art, poetry, and prose, celebrating fat acceptance Chubby Curvy Fluffy Plus size Thick Fat The time has come for fat people to tell their own stories The Other F Word combines personal essays, prose, poetry, fashion tips, and art to create a relatable and attrac

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Playlist: The Rebels and Revolutionaries of Sound

In a stunning and innovative performance, piano maestro James Rhodes introduces today s readers to seven of the greatest composers of all time Bach Mozart Beethoven Old guys with curly wigs, right But trust me those composers were the original rock stars Open your mind to some of the most bre

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The Fate of Fausto

There was once a man who believed he owned everything and set out to survey what was his You are mine, Fausto said to the flower, the sheep and the mountain, and they bowed before him But they were not enough for Fausto, so he conquered a boat and set out to sea Working for the first time in tr

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Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World

Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists from the 11th century to today from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Art highlights the achievements and stories of 50 notable women in the arts from well known

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It Began with a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way

Gyo Fujikawa s iconic children s books are beloved all over the world Now it s time for Gyo s story to be told a story of artistic talent that refused to be constrained by rules or expectations Growing up quiet and lonely at the beginning of the twentieth century, Gyo learned from her relatives

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Les Chats du Louvre - Int├ęgrale

Monsieur Marcel est un vieux gardien de nuit, dont la famille travaille au Louvre depuis des g n rations Un soir, il r v le C cile, une guide avec qui il a sympathis , son secret qui le hante depuis plus de cinquante ans Alors qu il tait enfant, sa s ur a n e, Arrietta, a myst rieusement dispar

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Hey, Kiddo

Hey, Kiddo is the graphic memoir of author illustrator Jarrett J Krosoczka Raised by his colorful grandparents, who adopted him because his mother was an incarcerated heroin addict, Krosoczka didn t know his father s name until he saw his birth certificate when registering for a school ski trip H

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The Great Believers

FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE IN FICTIONWINNER OF THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDALWINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR FICTION WINNER OF THE STONEWALL BOOK AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDSoon to Be a Major Television Event, optioned by Amy Poehler A dazzling new novel of friendship

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Year of the Monkey

From the National Book Award winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year Following a run of New Year s concerts at San Francisco s legendary Fill, Patti Smith finds hers

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New Kid

Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing than drawing cartoons about his life But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade As he mak

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Sea Prayer

A short, powerful, illustrated book written by Khaled Hosseini in response to the current refugee crisis, Sea Prayer is composed in the form of a letter, from a father to his son, on the eve of their journey Watching over his sleeping son, the father reflects on the dangerous sea crossing that lies

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