Collection Check for Free Comic Book Day | Wyatt’s World

Saturday, May 6, is Free Comic Book Day. Use the occasion to share the riches of graphic novel collections and build patrons’ TBR lists. Here are five essential volumes to have in the stacks or on order.

Big Read in the Big Apple: NYC Launches Reading Initiative

Can New Yorkers agree to read the same book as the city launches One Book One New York reading campaign?

Graphic Novel from National Book Award Winner Coates | Xpress Reviews

Coates’s graphic novel is an entertainingly serious political thriller more than a superhero adventure; a thoughtful and complex Black Panther incarnation that draws on prior Marvel-world events

Picturing History, Comics Creators in Conversation | NYCC 2016

Drawing an exuberant crowd, the panel “Race & Sexuality: A Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates, Tee “Vixen” Franklin & Steve Orlando,” moderated by comics scholar Jonathan W. Gray, featured veteran comics writers and newcomers alike.

Talk of the Town: A Selection from 2015 | Wyatt’s World

Let the countdown to the end of the year begin with this selection of “back-pocket” readers’ advisory (RA) possibilities that were the talk of the town.

Best Books 2015: Top Ten

Clegg, Bill. Did You Ever Have a Family. Scout: Gallery. ISBN 9781476798172. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781476798196. F A house explodes, killing everyone a woman named June holds dear, and as the polished, quietly captivating prose moves back and forth in time and from character to character, Clegg explores how we live with unbearable loss. The different […]

To Flag and Flag Not | What We’re Reading

The “What We’re Reading” team discusses flags, twins, graphic novels and manga, Canadian crowd control, and hot new releases from Harper Lee and Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates | LJ Review

Library Journal’s review of Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.