Books

This Saturday is Free Comic Book Day.  Participating comic book shops around the world are giving comics away for free to anyone who drops into their stores.


Poetry readings can be risky.

you might
get a poet
who reads
their work
in small,
albeit pretentious
blocks of
words, in a
faraway
voice...


William Heller is a 16 year-old that goes by the nickname of Lowboy, mainly because of his fondness for riding the subway. Not the most exciting of hobbies, but then again you're not a schizophrenic off his meds who believes that the world is going to end in 10 hours.


NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies and KGB Bar present a panel of comics writers and artists who will discuss graphic novels and what American Splendor writer Harvey Pekar has called “graphic non-novels”—memoirs in the form of book-length comics. Think Art Spiegelman’s Maus and Alison Bechdel's Funhouse.


OSO Restaurant at the Southampton Inn continues its Dinner and… series, a night of fine food and conversation with Hamptons luminaries. On deck is Bob Zellner, author of The Wrong Side of Murder Creek, a stirring look back at his life during the civil rights movement.


 

Addictionary: Brave New Words
By Jim Banister
Illustrated By Robert Hanson
Published By Harry N. Abrams Inc.
US $12.95
160 Pages
ISBN: 978-0-8109-7269-8


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