notable recent reads

Long time no blog, right? But I’m back with three recently read, utterly awesome books, all written by women with three names: Adrian Nicole Leblanc, “Random Family” Leblanc spent a decade hanging out with a random family from the Bronx, then she wrote this book. I’d read an interview with her in New New Journalism […]


Stuff I’ve read lately

Esther Pearl Watson, “Unlovable, Vol. 1″ I love Esther Pearl Watson’s gruesome tales of the life of ’80s teenager Tammy Pierce, and I think any girl who ever experienced high school will be able to identify—if only a little bit—with the unlovable protagonist. It’s a big, pink, sparkly square book full of cartoons. Get it! […]


Rutu Modan, “Exit Wounds”

Koby, a young man in Tel Aviv, hears from a soldier who believes his estranged father—her lover—may have been a victim in a suicide bombing. Together, they try to track down his whereabouts. THE LOWDOWN Published: 2007, 174 pp. Obtained via: Library Date started: 11.10.08 Date finished: 11.11.08 What I liked: The drawings are simple […]