The Queens of Animation

In The Queens of Animation, bestselling author Nathalia Holt recounts the dramatic stories of an incredibly influential group of women who have slipped under the radar for decades but have touched all our lives These women infiltrated the all male domain of Disney Studios and used early technologie

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Horror Stories

From the two time Grammy nominated singer songwriter behind the groundbreaking album Exile in Guyville comes a haunting memoir in stories in the tradition of Patti Smith s M Train When Liz Phair was just starting out in the Wicker Park, Chicago, music scene in the early 1990s, she mostly encountere

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Unspeakable Acts: Women, Art, and Sexual Violence in the 1970s

The 1970s was a time of deep division and newfound freedoms Galvanized by The Second Sex and The Feminine Mystique, the civil rights movement and the March on Washington, a new generation put their bodies on the line to protest injustice Still, even in the heart of certain resistance movements, se

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Things That Art: A Graphic Menagerie of Enchanting Curiosity

Lochlann Jain s debut non fiction graphic novel, Things That Art, playfully interrogates the order of things Toying with the relationship between words and images, Jain s whimsical compositions may seem straightforward Upon closer inspection, however, the drawings reveal profound and startling par

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Rusty Brown

Discover the long awaited new book from the author of Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth and Building Stories The perfect gift for graphic novel fans The week after I finished the last page of Jimmy Corrigan I immediately started a new long story based on characters who had originated as p

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Sontag: Her Life and Work

One of the New York Times 17 New Books to Watch For in September One of the Washington Post s Ten Books to Read this September One of O magazine s 18 Must Read Books of Fall 2019 The definitive portrait of one of the American Century s most towering intellectuals her writing and her radical though

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The (Other) F Word: A Celebration of the Fat and Fierce

The definitive collection of art, poetry, and prose, celebrating fat acceptance Chubby Curvy Fluffy Plus size Thick Fat The time has come for fat people to tell their own stories The Other F Word combines personal essays, prose, poetry, fashion tips, and art to create a relatable and attrac

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Playlist: The Rebels and Revolutionaries of Sound

In a stunning and innovative performance, piano maestro James Rhodes introduces today s readers to seven of the greatest composers of all time Bach Mozart Beethoven Old guys with curly wigs, right But trust me those composers were the original rock stars Open your mind to some of the most bre

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