#2015ComicBookRenaissance: Top 10 Best-Selling Graphic Novels for June 2015

2015 has been a phenomenal year for graphic novels at BookPeople. It seems that I'm not the only one experiencing a comic book renaissance these days. To celebrate the continuing relevance of the 4 colored page, I'm going to be running a hopefully weekly column covering graphic novels. To kick things off, here are our … Continue reading #2015ComicBookRenaissance: Top 10 Best-Selling Graphic Novels for June 2015

For Alison, With Love and Genius

by Mo* Anyone with literary inclinations awaits the announcements of the MacArthur Genius Awards each year with much excitement and a little envy. Who, in a moment of assessing one's own "genius," hasn't mentally paid off their student loans and bought new shoes and a modest three-bedroom home with their imaginary MacArthur grant? I was … Continue reading For Alison, With Love and Genius

Book Review: ARE YOU MY MOTHER by Alison Bechdel

Book: Are You My Mother by Alison Bechdel Reviewed by: Steven Alison Bechdel melts my brain. Her initial notoriety stemming from her long-running comic strip, Dykes to Watch Out For (beautifully bound and anthologized in 2008's The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For), Bechdel incinerated the graphic autobiography genre in 2006 with Fun Home: A … Continue reading Book Review: ARE YOU MY MOTHER by Alison Bechdel