This regular feature gives Booklist critics the opportunity to shout about a recently published book they adored. Berlin, which he started writing and drawing in , recounts the intersecting paths of a diverse group of people living in Weimar-era Berlin, and how the rise […]. Since I recently shared some utterly satisfying single-volume graphic titles for adults, I figured I should point out a few outstanding titles for middle-grade and YA readers, as well. That said, so-called grown-ups will surely find many of these titles just as satisfying. Equal literary opportunities for all!
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But that's the glory of graphic novels as a form, isn't it? From North America to Europe to Japan, from superheroes to autobiography to pure poetry, from horror to comedy to drama, this medium is as varied and vital as anything else on Earth. And since it's largely free from the commercial demands of billion-dollar mega-industries like film, TV, music, or video games, comics offer a creative freedom that's all but unparalleled. It's easy to fill your bookshelf with mind-expanding, paradigm-shifting work and still barely scratch the surface of what's out there. Below you'll find our attempt to delineate the tip of the art form's iceberg -- 33 of the most exciting, adventurous, gorgeous, movingly written anthologies, limited series, and stand-alone stories ever drawn. Get ready for work that will challenge and enrich you for years to come.
Why All Adults Should Read Children’s Books
Times Insider delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how news, features and opinion come together at The New York Times. Jake Halpern had been thinking about how to make people care about issues that were tough to read about — especially the plight of the modern refugee. He had written lengthy narratives about refugees in The New Yorker, and was used to deep-dive, text-based articles that sometimes attracted limited audiences. So he was intrigued and optimistic when Bruce Headlam, then an opinion editor at The Times, suggested that he approach the refugee story through a visual medium — the graphic narrative. Comic strips have rarely appeared in the paper, sometimes to the chagrin of our readers.
Reading is more important than it has ever been—recent research on reading, such as PEW reports and Scholastic's "Kids and Family Reading Report," proves that fact. This new edition of Reading Matters provides powerful evidence that can be used to justify the establishment, maintenance, and growth of pleasure reading collections, both fiction and nonfiction, and of readers' advisory services. The authors assert that reading should be woven into the majority of library activities: reference, collection building, provision of leisure materials, readers' advisory services, storytelling and story time programs, adult literacy programs, and more. This edition also addresses emergent areas of interest, such as e-reading, e-writing, and e-publishing; multiple literacies; visual texts; the ascendancy of young adult fiction; and fan fiction.