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  • Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
    Fun Home (Paperback) Alison Bechdel

    DISCOVER the BESTSELLING GRAPHIC MEMOIR behind the SENSATIONAL LONDON MUSICAL The award-winning musical adaptation that took America by storm now playing to five star reviews at the Young Vic | `A sapphic graphic treat' The TimesA moving and darkly humorous family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated with Alison Bechdel's gothic drawings.

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  • Pain is Really Strange by Steve Haines
    Pain is Really Strange (English, Paperback) Steve Haines, Sophie Standing

    Understanding pain is a very good way of relieving it. This engaging, funny, and highly original research-based graphic book explains the nature of pain and how you can effectively relieve pain by changing your mind's habits.

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  • My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf
    My Friend Dahmer (English, Paperback) Derf Backderf

    In 1991, serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer seared himself into the American consciousness. To Backderf, "Jeff" was a high school friend. In this haunting and original graphic novel, Backderf creates a surprisingly sympathetic portrait of a disturbed young man struggling against the morbid urges emanating from the deep recesses of his psyche.

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  • Psychology: The Comic Book Introduction by Danny Oppenheimer
    Psychology: The Comic Book Introduction (English, Paperback) Danny Oppenheimer, Grady Klein

    An award-winning animator and cartoonist teams up with a cognitive psychologist to introduce readers to the often comedic world of psychology.

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  • American Politics by Laura Locker
    American Politics (English, Paperback) Laura Locker, Julia Scheele

    The people, ideals and events that have shaped a nation - in comic book form

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  • Escaping Wars and Waves
    Escaping Wars and Waves (Hardback)

    Olivier Kugler's evocative drawings document the experiences of Syrian refugees he met in Iraqi Kurdistan, Greece, France, Germany, Switzerland and England, mostly on assignment for Medecins Sans Frontieres. Acutely observing the objects, locations and conversations that make up our daily lives, his work will resonate with all readers.

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  • Showa 1939-1944 by Shigeru Mizuki
    Showa 1939-1944 (English, Paperback) Shigeru Mizuki

    Showa 1939-1944: A History of Japan continues the award-winning author Shigeru Mizuki's autobiographical and historical account of Showa-era Japan. This volume covers the period leading up to World War II and the beginning of the Pacific War; it is a chilling reminder of the harshness of life in Japan during this highly militarised epoch.

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  • The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui
    The Best We Could Do (English, Paperback) Thi Bui

    Now in paperback, Thi Sui's intimate and moving portrait of her family's journey from their war-torn home in Vietnam to their new lives in America

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  • Haddon Hall by Nejib
    Haddon Hall (English, Hardback) Nejib

    The legacy of David Bowie continues to be of enormous interest, and this offers a wholly new look at his life and career

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  • Frida Kahlo by Vanna Vinci
    Frida Kahlo (English, Hardback) Vanna Vinci

    This brilliant graphic novel artfully depicts the life and passions of Frida Kahlo, one of the 20th century's most enigmatic artists.

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  • Unflattening by Nick Sousanis
    Unflattening (English, Paperback) Nick Sousanis

    The primacy of words over images has deep roots in Western culture. But what if the two are inextricably linked in meaning-making? In this experiment in visual thinking, drawn in comics, Nick Sousanis defies conventional discourse to offer readers a stunning work of graphic art and a serious inquiry into the ways humans construct knowledge.

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  • The Communist Manifesto by Martin Rowson
    The Communist Manifesto (English, Paperback) Martin Rowson, Karl Marx

    A graphic novel adaptation of Karl Marx and Frederik Engels' revolutionary pamphlet on the 200th anniversary of Marx's birth

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  • Palestine by Joe Sacco
    Palestine (Paperback) Joe Sacco

    In late l991 and early 1992, at the time of the first Intifada, Joe Sacco spent two months with the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, travelling and taking notes. He captures the heart of the Palestinian experience in image after unforgettable image, with great insight and remarkable humour.

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  • Plumdog by Emma Chichester Clark
    Plumdog (English, Hardback) Emma Chichester Clark

    A gift that will bring cries of delighted recognition from anyone who has ever owned a dog and, dare one say it, charm the pants off even those who strongly prefer cats.

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  • 101 Artists To Listen To Before You Die by Ricardo Cavolo
    101 Artists To Listen To Before You Die (English, Hardback) Ricardo Cavolo

    From Bach to Skrillex, Sepultura to Dolly Parton, this illustrated encyclopedia is a must-have for music lovers young and old!

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  • Best of Enemies: A History of US and Middle East Relations by Jean-Pierre Filiu
    Best of Enemies: A History of US and Middle East Relations (English, Hardback) Jean-Pierre Filiu, David B.

    Volume three of David B. and Jean-Pierre Filiu's acclaimed graphic history of US-Middle East relations

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  • Queer: A Graphic History by Meg-John Barker
    Queer: A Graphic History (English, Paperback) Meg-John Barker, Julia Scheele

    Barker and Scheele invite you to question the status quo and to start seeing things more queerly.

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  • Marx, Freud, Einstein: Heroes of the Mind by Corinne Maier
    Marx, Freud, Einstein: Heroes of the Mind (English, Paperback) Corinne Maier, Anne Simon

    Collected for the first time, these witty graphic biographies delve into the minds of three of history's most important thinkers.

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  • Let's Make Comics! by Jess Smart Smiley
    Let's Make Comics! (English, Paperback) Jess Smart Smiley

    "A light-hearted interactive guide to comics and cartoon-making that uses an activity book format and creatively stimulating prompts to teach the fundamentals of cartooning in a fun and easy-to-follow fashion"--

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  • Trashed by Derf Backderf
    Trashed (English, Paperback) Derf Backderf

    An inside look at the crap job of all crap jobs--garbage collector--by Derf Backderf, author of the critically acclaimed, award-winning national bestseller, My Friend Dahmer

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