Tag: graphic novels

Bookmakers: Joe Hill’s Hill House Comics

Bookmakers: Joe Hill’s Hill House Comics

Last year, DC launched Hill House Comics, a curated lineup of five limited horror series (and a bonus background comic) that will wrap up this fall. We caught up with imprint creator Joe Hill, who also writes three of the comics—Basketful of Heads, Plunge, and Sea Dogs—to discuss the inspiration and alchemy behind Hill House.  BKL: How did Hill […]

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Bookmakers: Graphix Early Readers Presents Jess Keating’s BUNBUN & BONBON

Bookmakers: Graphix Early Readers Presents Jess Keating’s BUNBUN & BONBON

As a tool for literacy,” says David Saylor, publisher of Graphix, “nothing beats the graphic novel.” It’s a message he will doubtless have to repeat many times. Though graphic novels have been gaining enormous traction, especially in the children’s market, many parents and educators remain wary of them, despite their proven benefits. Through Graphix, the imprint […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Book Discussions and Graphic Novels

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Book Discussions and Graphic Novels

Our July issue, with an annual spotlight on book discussions, is now live. In it, you’ll find a dynamic top 10 filled with fiction and nonfiction titles to get you and your virtual book club started. We’ve also collected the top 10 audiobooks for book-groups to enhance your reading experience or use as an alternative […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed

The Shelf Care Interview: Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Penguin Young Readers. In honor of Graphic Novels in Libraries Month, we’re presenting a series of special Shelf Care Interviews. Today, we’re kicking off the month’s festivities (which include webinars, panels, our July issue, and an issue supplement; […]

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Bookmakers: Tyler Feder’s DANCING AT THE PITY PARTY

Bookmakers: Tyler Feder’s DANCING AT THE PITY PARTY

Tyler Feder’s graphic memoir, Dancing at the Pity Party, is a candid and moving reflection on the loss of her mother to cancer during Feder’s sophomore year of college. It’s also the first book she has both written and illustrated. Here we discuss her process, her hopes, and the many ways in which her mother shaped—and […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Sabaa Tahir, Nicole Andelfinger, and Sonia Liao

The Shelf Care Interview: Sabaa Tahir, Nicole Andelfinger, and Sonia Liao

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by BOOM! Studios. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Ronny Khuri talks to authors Sabaa Tahir and Nicole Andelfinger, as well as artist Sonia Liao, three of the creators behind the […]

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Talking with Gene Luen Yang: Presented by AWM’s My America Series

Talking with Gene Luen Yang: Presented by AWM’s My America Series

As part of Booklist Reader‘s ongoing partnership with the American Writers Museum in Chicago, we’ll be providing readers with exclusive interviews from authors featured in the museum’s My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today exhibit. Below, AWM’s Content & Communications Coordinator Nate King speaks with award-winning creator Gene Luen Yang about his latest graphic novel, Dragon […]

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Talking with Jerry Craft about NEW KID

Talking with Jerry Craft about NEW KID

This interview originally appeared in the January 2019 issue of Book Links. In celebration of Jerry Craft and New Kid‘s historic Newbery win (on Monday morning, it became the first graphic novel to receive the honor), we are reposting it below. Since 1997, Jerry Craft has been self-publishing his work, which includes Mama’s Boyz, a […]

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The #ReadGraphic Recap: Interviews, Webinars, and More

The #ReadGraphic Recap: Interviews, Webinars, and More

July—and thus, Graphic Novels in Libraries Month—has officially drawn to a close, but we have a sneaking suspicion #ReadGraphic books across the globe will remain ever open! As our pins (did you get one? we hope you got one!) proudly proclaim, “Comics ARE Real Books,” and it’s been our distinct pleasure devoting 31-plus days to […]

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Talking with: Edward Gauvin

Talking with: Edward Gauvin

A truncated version (edited for printing space) of this interview was published in the July 2019 issue of Booklist. The full interview appears below. With over 300 publishing credits, Edward Gauvin might be the hardest-working French-to-English translator ever. That tenacity has earned him major awards, including the John Dryden Translation Prize (twice), and lauded NEA, […]

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