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Habibi

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Habibi is the Craig Thompson’s long awaited follow-up to Blankets and Carnet de Voyage. In it, Thompson crafts the sprawling tale of a girl (Dodola) who is sold into sexual slavery at a young age. While she is still a…

BodyWorld

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Leaving the family drama and introspection of his highly acclaimed Bottomless Belly Button behind, BodyWorld takes indie darling Dash Shaw into a wild, dystopian, psychedelic sci-fi romp. Set in year 2060, we see the aftermath of a second United States…

La Perdida

La Perdida recounts the story of Carla, a girl who goes to Mexico to explore her Mexican roots.  In Mexico, Carla stays with an American ex-boyfriend, Harry, until his disregard for her determination to pursue her Mexican heritage annoys them…

The Rabbi’s Cat

This book is comprised of three interlocking vignettes about a Jewish family in Algeria in the 1930s. The first vignette is about the cat gaining the ability to speak (by killing and eating the family parrot) and his subsequent attempt…

Persepolis 2: the Story of a Return

At this point, happily, every reviewer in the world seems to have discovered the frank, optimistic, and critical voice of Marjane Satrapi. Persepolis: A Story of a Childhood has become a known title in the book world and is being…