Graphic novels with a message: from John Lewis & Andrew Aydin’s March to 1970s hip-hop artists in Ed Piskor’s Hip Hop Family Tree; 18 titles that should appeal to patrons of all ages.
Bechdel, Alison. Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama. Houghton Harcourt. ISBN 9780618982509. $22. Using literature and psychoanalysis as twin lenses, Bechdel examines her own and her mother’s interwoven lives in a complex, almost dizzying tour de force of storytelling. More than matching her acclaimed Fun Home for its blend of drama, poignancy, and humor, […]