Reviews and Blog Posts: artists

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The long way home

by Louise Penny

Reviewer Rating:
4

I thought that there might be a possibility that once Inspector Gamache retired, Louise Penny would also retire her series. Not so, Long Way Home takes place after Gamache has retired from the Sûreté. He is asked by Clara Morrow (one of the Three Pines residents readers may be familiar...

An age of license : a travelogue

by Lucy Knisley

Reviewer Rating:
4

A coming-of-age graphic travelogue, Age of License both follows the author's month-long trip through Europe and her inner journey trying to figure out where she wants to be going with her life. Invited as a guest at a comics convention in Norway, Knisley extends the trip to include visiting various...

Tomboy : a graphic memoir

by Liz Prince

Reviewer Rating:
3

Do you hate being judged by outward appearances? Liz Prince's memoir reminds us all that identity is not all about the outside, and what it means to find people who truly appreciate you for who you are. Yes, Liz was and is a tomboy. Dresses made her scream as a...

White oleander : a novel

by Janet Fitch

Reviewer Rating:
5

Twelve-year-old Astrid is the single star orbiting the bright white planet that is Ingrid, her poet mother. Together they’ve traveled across countries and continents, changing cities as Ingrid changes lovers. “When will we go home?” Astrid asks. “I am your home,” Ingrid answers. Astrid’s existence is ruled by her mother’s...

Yoko Ono : collector of skies

by Nell Beram

Reviewer Rating:
4

John Lennon once described Yoko Ono as "the world's most famous unknown artist”.  Art critic Arthur C. Danto observed, “Her fame made her almost impossible to see.”
Now authors Nell Beram and Carolyn Boriss-Krimsky tell the inspiring story of this often misunderstood artist, musician and filmmaker in their book, Yoko...

The goldfinch

by Donna Tartt

Reviewer Rating:
5

Donna Tartt chose to live a reclusive life following the hype over her debut novel, The Secret History.  After reading her newly released third novel, The Goldfinch, I ask:  Do we need an author to blog and make appearances at book signings or promotional interviews when they bare their soul...

Marbles : mania, depression, Michelangelo, & me : a graphic memoir

by Ellen Forney

Reviewer Rating:
4

Graphic artist Ellen Forney creatively offers an intimate and dead honest look at her diagnosis of bipolar disorder and her lengthy journey to find the meds that would handle it without side effects that were too debilitating. Forney captures both the manic and the depressive ends of the spectrum in brilliant cartoons...

Relish : my life in the kitchen

by Lucy Knisley

Reviewer Rating:
5

I love graphic memoirs. I love food memoirs. So it's no surprise that I really enjoyed this book! Knisley recounts her childhood & adolescence through the lens of food--from New York City, where her uncle owned a gourmet shop and her mother worked at a cheese shop & farmer's markets--and...

Relish : my life in the kitchen

I love graphic memoirs. I love food memoirs. So it's no surprise that I really enjoyed this book! Knisley recounts her childhood & adolescence through the lens of food--from New York City, where her uncle owned a gourmet shop and her mother worked at a cheese shop & farmer's markets--and...

Relish : my life in the kitchen

I love graphic memoirs. I love food memoirs. So it's no surprise that I really enjoyed this book! Knisley recounts her childhood & adolescence through the lens of food--from New York City, where her uncle owned a gourmet shop and her mother worked at a cheese shop & farmer's markets--and...

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