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by Art Spiegelman
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Worlds Inside Books
Worlds Inside Books rated it 3 years ago
Read for the 2015 reading challenge.
Matthew's World
Matthew's World rated it 5 years ago
When I encounter Art Spiegelman with his award-winning creation of Maus, my world was utterly change in context of comic book reading and capturing the substance of history through comics. In regards to 9/11, I was researching books that capture this period in time and found that Art Spiegelman wrot...
Ceridwen rated it 6 years ago
Somewhere on the shelf where I store all the family photo albums, the high school year books, a stuffing of letters and other ephemera, is a copy of the New Yorker published on September 24, 2001. I find it whenever I'm digging around looking for some artifact of my family's life, and never know wha...
miscellaneous debris
miscellaneous debris rated it 12 years ago
A chilling look at the author's experiences living in New York City during and in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, the broadsides in this book were originally published overseas because Spiegelman couldn't find a publisher in the US who was willing to print his fiery opinions.
Ms. Margie
Ms. Margie rated it 12 years ago
Like other reviewers I wanted to like this, but ended up feeling as though it was a bit unfinished. Excellent bits, but I'm not sure they work as a coherent whole. Then again, I don't believe an artistic response to 9/11 is required to be coherent.
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