Best known for her turns as Lorelai Gilmore on Gilmore Girls and Sarah Braverman on Parenthood, actor Lauren Graham's new book Talking as Fast as I [...]
One of the most underappreciated comic strips of the early 20th Century, Krazy Kat (1913-1944) and its ineffable charms are celebrated in Krazy: George Herriman, A Life in Black and White. This new biography of cartoonist Herriman by Michael Tisserand explores questions of identity (particularly racial) as seen through the prism of Herriman's cartoon masterpiece and through Herriman's own life.
The pinhole in a camera obscura, the blue steel iris of an 80-200mm zoom lens snapping open, scattered light falling on a digital camera's full-frame sensor. The history of [...]
In Dennis Bartok and Jeff Joseph's new book A Thousand Cuts: The Bizarre Underground World of Collectors and Dealers Who Saved the Movies, the authors take a sympathetic look at a subculture obsessed with cinema.
Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space is a sumptuous Fancy Feast of a book for kids, by Dr. Dominic Walliman and Ben Newman. Retro-50s futurist artwork helps readers understand basic scientific concepts in this gorgeous picture book.
Dig science? Like space? Admire clean graphic design? Enjoy pithy infographics that nutshellize complex concepts? Well, do we have the book for you! COSMOS: The Infographic [...]
Kamala Khan and Doreen Green (Ms. Marvel and Squirrel Girl, respectively) anchor the best of a new breed of superhero graphic novels. Rejecting superhero comics' recent tendency to be nothing but grim, dark, and occasionally grimdark (see most of DC Comics' New 52), the two series feature millennial women for whom the status quo is the true villain.