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The Handmaid's Tale (Graphic Novel): A Novel
by Margaret Atwood

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

March 26, 2019

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<b>The stunning graphic novel adaptation 鈥?A must-read and collector鈥檚 item for fans of 鈥渢he patron saint of feminist dystopian fiction鈥?(<i>New York Times</i>).</b><br />聽<br /><b>Look for聽<i>The Testaments</i>,聽the sequel to聽<i>The Handmaid鈥檚 Tale</i>, coming September 2019.</b><br />聽<br />In Margaret Atwood鈥檚 dystopian future, environmental disasters and declining birthrates have led to a Second American Civil War. The result is the rise of the Republic of Gilead, a totalitarian regime that enforces rigid social roles and enslaves the few remaining fertile women. Offred is one of these, a Handmaid bound to produce children for one of Gilead鈥檚 commanders. Deprived of her husband, her child, her freedom, and even her own name, Offred clings to her memories and her will to survive.<br /><br />Provocative, startling, prophetic,聽<i>The Handmaid鈥檚 Tale</i>聽has long been a global phenomenon. With this beautiful graphic novel adaptation of Margaret Atwood鈥檚 modern classic, beautifully realized by artist Ren茅e Nault, the terrifying reality of Gilead has been brought to vivid life like never before.
The Girl Who Danced With Death Vol. 4 (The Millennium Trilogy)
by Sylvain Runberg

Language

English

Pages

183

Publication Date

December 05, 2018

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With her friend trinity kidnapped, Lisbeth and her old ally Mikael Blomkvist track down the mysterious Sparta.<br /><br />The sequel to Stieg Larsson鈥檚 novel trilogy, beloved heroine Lisbeth Salander returns in a brand new thriller.
They Called Us Enemy
by , Steven Scott

Language

English

Pages

212

Publication Date

July 17, 2019

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George Takei has captured hearts and minds worldwide with his captivating stage presence and outspoken commitment to equal rights. But long before he braved new frontiers in Star Trek, he woke up as a four-year-old boy to find his own birth country at war with his father鈥檚鈥攁nd their entire family forced from their home into an uncertain future. In a stunning graphic memoir, Takei revisits his haunting childhood in American concentration camps, as one of over 100,000 Japanese Americans imprisoned by the U.S. government during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon鈥攁nd America itself鈥攊n this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.
Brandon Sanderson's White Sand Vol. 1
by , Rik Hoskin

Language

English

Pages

157

Publication Date

June 29, 2016

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A brand new saga of magic and adventure by #1 New York Times best-selling author Brandon Sanderson! On the planet of Taldain, the legendary Sand Masters harness arcane powers to manipulate sand in spectacular ways. But when they are slaughtered in a sinister conspiracy, the weakest of their number, Kenton, believes himself to be the only survivor. With enemies closing in on all sides, Kenton forges an unlikely partnership with Khriss -- a mysterious Darksider who hides secrets of her own.
The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir
by Thi Bui

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

March 07, 2017

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<b>National bestseller</b><br /><b>2017 National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) Finalist<br /> ABA Indies Introduce Winter / Spring 2017 Selection<br /> Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Spring 2017 Selection<br /> ALA 2018 Notable Books Selection<br /><br /> An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family鈥檚 journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui</b>.<br /> 聽<br /> This beautifully illustrated and emotional story is an evocative memoir about the search for a better future and a longing for the past. Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family鈥檚 daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves.<br /> 聽<br /> At the heart of Bui鈥檚 story is a universal struggle: While adjusting to life as a first-time mother, she ultimately discovers what it means to be a parent鈥攖he endless sacrifices, the unnoticed gestures, and the depths of unspoken love. Despite how impossible it seems to take on the simultaneous roles of both parent and child, Bui pushes through. With haunting, poetic writing and breathtaking art, she examines the strength of family, the importance of identity, and the meaning of home.<br /> 聽<br /> In what Pulitzer Prize鈥搘inning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen calls 鈥渁 book to break your heart and heal it,鈥?<i>The Best We Could Do</i> brings to life Thi Bui鈥檚 journey of understanding, and provides inspiration to all of those who search for a better future while longing for a simpler past.
Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes - 30th Anniversary Edition (...
by Neil Gaiman

Language

English

Pages

237

Publication Date

October 30, 2018

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Neil Gaiman's seminal series, THE SANDMAN, celebrates its 30th anniversary with an all-new edition of THE SANDMAN VOL. 1: PRELUDES & NOCTURNES!<br /><br />聽New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series THE SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision.<br /><br />聽In PRELUDES & NOCTURNES, an occultist attempting to capture Death to bargain for eternal life traps her younger brother Dream instead. After his 70 year imprisonment and eventual escape, Dream, also known as Morpheus, goes on a quest for his lost objects of power. On his arduous journey Morpheus encounters Lucifer, John Constantine, and an all-powerful madman.<br /><br />聽This book also includes the story "The Sound of Her Wings," which introduces us to the pragmatic and perky goth girl Death.<br /><br />聽Collects THE SANDMAN #1-8.
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
by Alison Bechdel

Language

English

Pages

232

Publication Date

June 05, 2007

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In this groundbreaking, bestselling graphic memoir, Alison Bechdel charts her fraught relationship with her late father. In her hands, personal history becomes a work of amazing subtlety and power, written with controlled force and enlivened with humor, rich literary allusion, and heartbreaking detail.<br /><br /> Distant and exacting, Bruce Bechdel was an English teacher and director of the town funeral home, which Alison and her family referred to as the "Fun Home." It was not until college that Alison, who had recently come out as a lesbian, discovered that her father was also gay. A few weeks after this revelation, he was dead, leaving a legacy of mystery for his daughter to resolve.
Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of R...
by Jessica Abel

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

August 25, 2015

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<p><b>A <i>Library Journal</i> Best Book of 2015<br /><br />Go behind the scenes of seven of today鈥檚 most popular narrative radio shows and podcasts, including <i>This American Life</i> and <i>RadioLab</i>, in graphic narrative.</b><br />聽<br />Every week, millions of devoted fans tune in to or download <i>This American Life</i>, <i>The Moth</i>, <i>Radiolab</i>, <i>Planet Money</i>, <i>Snap Judgment</i>, <i>Serial</i>, <i>Invisibilia </i>and other narrative radio shows. Using personal stories to breathe life into complex ideas and issues, these beloved programs help us to understand ourselves and our world a little bit better. Each has a distinct style, but every one delivers stories that are brilliantly told and produced. <i>Out on the Wire</i> offers an unexpected window into this new kind of storytelling鈥攐ne that literally illustrates the making of a purely auditory medium. <br />聽<br />With the help of <i>This American Life</i>'s Ira Glass, Jessica Abel, a cartoonist and devotee of narrative radio, uncovers just how radio producers construct narrative, spilling some juicy insider details. Jad Abumrad of <i>RadioLab</i> talks about chasing moments of awe with scientists, while <i>Planet Money</i>鈥檚 Robert Smith lets us in on his slightly goofy strategy for putting interviewees at ease. And Abel reveals how mad鈥攔eally mad鈥擨ra Glass becomes when he receives edits from his colleagues. Informative and engaging, <i>Out on the Wire</i> demonstrates that narrative radio and podcasts are creating some of the most exciting and innovative storytelling available today.</p>
Neil Gaiman's Snow, Glass, Apples
by Neil Gaiman

Language

English

Pages

64

Publication Date

August 20, 2019

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<b>A chilling fantasy retelling of the Snow White fairy tale by New York Times bestselling creators Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran!</b><br /><br />A not-so-evil queen is terrified of her monstrous stepdaughter and determined to repel this creature and save her kingdom from a world where happy endings aren't so happily ever after. <br /><br />From the Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, Nebula award-winning, and <i>New York Times</i> bestselling writer Neil Gaiman (<i>American Gods</i>) comes this graphic novel adaptation by Colleen Doran (<i>Troll Bridge</i>)!
Sandman聽 Vol. 11: Endless Nights - 30th Anniversary Edition (The...
by Neil Gaiman

Language

English

Pages

153

Publication Date

August 27, 2019

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The classic short story collection by Neil Gaiman and a host of renowned artists is back! Alternately haunting, bittersweet, erotic and nightmarish, the seven stories in this book-one for each of the Endless siblings, each illustrated by a different artist-reveal strange secrets and surprising truths about the Endless.

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