10 Books Found
Anaïs Nin: A Sea of LiesBy Leonie Bischoff
An unflinching dive into the world of controversial French author Anaïs Nin as she navigates life between books, lovers, and her own personal struggles. This adaptation of her memoirs boasts a beautiful color palette as vibrant and unique as Nin herself.
But You Have FriendsBy Emilia McKenzie
A heartwarming and heartbreaking memoir about childhood friendship and the impact of depression. This important and vulnerable work will resonate with readers who have lost loved ones to mental health struggles.
Dear Mini : A Graphic Memoir, Book OneBy Natalie Norris
Recounting her teenage trauma, Norris asks readers to consider the ways in which they engage with rape culture. Using the graphic format as a theraputic tool on her healing journey, readers are launched into the beauty and the horror of the adolescent years.
Flic: The True Story of the Journalist Who Infiltrated the PoliceBy Valentin Gendrot, Frank Wynne…
Art by Thierry Chavant | What happens within a police force? In his intimate and revealing inside look at France's police culture, journalist Valentin Gendrot depicts his two year undercover investigation. Juxtaposed with playful feline illustrations, this shocking exposé is as relevant as ever.
Going Remote: A Teacher's JourneyBy Adam Bessie
Art by Peter Glanting | The COVID-19 pandemic forced many to change their interactions. In this book, Professor Bessie describes his complex experiences when forced to switch to remote classes. This timely and philosophical memoir reflects on the pandemic's personal and global impacts.
Impossible People: A Completely Average Recovery StoryBy Julia Wertz
Anyone in recovery can tell you how difficult the road to sobriety can be. Wertz can really show you why in this memoir that highlights NYC, friendships, romance, family, and the life of a working artist without sparing a single ugly or hilarious detail.
Last on His Feet: Jack Johnson and the Battle of the CenturyBy Adrian Matejka
Art by Youssef Daoudi | Bringing the story of eminent boxer Jack Johnson to life, this book follows his epic battles against famed prizefighters and Jim Crow-era inequalities. The poetic dialogue and majestically raw illustrations capture the core of Johnson's experiences in and out of the ring.
Now Let Me Fly: A Portrait of Eugene BullardBy Ronald Wimberly
Art by Brahm Revel | This graphic biography explores the intriguing life of Eugene Ballard, one of the first African American military pilots, who flew for the French army. The story shares Ballard’s childhood, the events that led him to France, and how racism followed him no matter where he went.
RestlessBy Joseph Kai
In this surreal memoir, a queer artist in Beirut, Lebanon, 30 years after the civil war, navigates social and romantic life amidst the backdrop of an oppressive government and a thriving, subversive creative community.
The TalkBy Darrin Bell
You may already know Bell for his Pulitzer Prize-winning comics, but you will soon become familiar with his incredibly moving memoir. Bell uses his witty yet intimate voice through his art to expose the everyday and institutionalized racism he has experienced.