Booklist's Top 10 Graphic Novels
In March 2010, Booklist published its Top 10 Graphic Novels. Booklist is a publication from American Library Association and offers great recommendations in new books for all ages. Listed below are their Top 10 for 2010 for adults. Next week's post will highlight the Top 10 for youth!
- Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli is about an arrogant, award-winning architect who's never built an actual building, and a pedant in the midst of a spiritual crisis. After the structure of his own life falls apart, he runs away to try to rebuild it into something new.
- The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb
- Footnotes in Gaza by Joe Sacco
- You'll Never Know: A Good & Decent Man by Carol Tyler is the story of the author's relationship with her World War II veteran father, and how his war experience shaped her childhood and affected her relationships in adulthood.
- Grandville by Bryan Talbot
- Johnny Cash: I See a Darkness by Reinhard Kleist is a vivid portrayal of the one and only American musician, Johnny Cash. This is a must-read for Cash fans and for those who want to know more about him.
- Logicomix: An Epic Search of Truth by Apostolos Doxiadis
- A Mess of Everything by Miss Lasko-Gross
- The Photographer by Emmanuel Guibert - Originally published in French, this graphic novel/photo-journal documents the events in war-torn Afghanistan with Doctors Without Borders in 1986.
- Syncopated: An Anthology of Nonfiction Picto-Essays edited by Brendan Burford