Amy Kurzweil presents ARTIFICIAL

Event date: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
10 Langley Rd
Newton, MA 02459-1972
Artificial: A Love Story By Amy Kurzweil Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948226387
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Published: Catapult - October 17th, 2023

A visionary story of three generations of artists whose search for meaning and connection transcends the limits of life

How do we relate to—and hold—our family’s past? Is it through technology? Through spirit? Art, poetry, music? Or is it through the resonances we look for in ourselves?

They Called Us Enemy By George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, Harmony Becker (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781603094504
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - July 16th, 2019

New York Times Bestseller!

A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon -- and America itself -- in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.

The Complete Persepolis: Volumes 1 and 2 (Pantheon Graphic Library) By Marjane Satrapi, Anjali Singh (Translated by) Cover Image
By Marjane Satrapi, Anjali Singh (Translated by)
ISBN: 9780375714832
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Published: Pantheon - October 30th, 2007

Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed graphic memoir of growing up as a girl in Iran during the revolution has for twenty years been a classroom staple, a feminist manifesto, and one of the most popular and widely known graphic novels of all time. 

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic By Alison Bechdel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780618871711
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: Mariner Books Classics - June 5th, 2007

Time Magazine #1 Book of the Year • National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist • 
Winner of the Stonewall Book Award •  Double finalist for the Lambda

Graphic Women (Gender and Culture) By Hillary Chute Cover Image
ISBN: 9780231150637
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Published: Columbia University Press - November 16th, 2010

Some of the most acclaimed books of the twenty-first century are autobiographical comics by women. Aline Kominsky-Crumb is a pioneer of the autobiographical form, showing women's everyday lives, especially through the lens of the body.

Maus Now: Selected Writing By Hillary Chute (Editor) Cover Image
By Hillary Chute (Editor)
ISBN: 9780593315774
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Published: Pantheon - November 15th, 2022

Richly illustrated with images from Art Spiegelman’s Maus (“the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” —The Wall Street Journal), Maus Now includes work from twenty-one leading critics, authors, and academics—including Philip Pullman, Robert Storr, Ruth Franklin, and Adam Gopnik—on the radical achievement a

Losing Music By John Cotter Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571311948
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Published: Milkweed Editions - April 11th, 2023

A Vulture 2023 Best Book of the Year

"I was in the car the first time music seemed strange: the instruments less distinct, the vocals less crisp."

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Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness (Pantheon Graphic Library) By Kristen Radtke Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524748067
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Published: Pantheon - July 13th, 2021

From the acclaimed author of Imagine Wanting Only This—a timely and moving meditation on isolation and longing, both as individuals and as a society.

There is a silent epidemic in America: loneliness. Shameful to talk about and often misunderstood, loneliness is everywhere, from the most major of metropolises to the smallest of towns.

Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir By Roz Chast Cover Image
ISBN: 9781632861016
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 13th, 2016

#1 New York Times Bestseller
2014 National Book Award Finalist
Winner of the inaugural 2014 Kirkus Prize in nonfiction
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award
Winner of the 2014 Books for a Better Life Award
Winner of the 2015 Reuben Award from National Cartoonists Society