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  • Super late bloomer : my early days in transition : an up and out collection

    Super late bloomer : my early days in transition : an up and out collection2018

    by Julia Kaye

    (1,294)

    Summary: A highly personal collection documenting the early months of artist Julia Kaye's gender transition. Instead of a traditional written diary, Julia Kaye has always turned to art as a means of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.768 KAY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • My solo exchange diary. Book 1

    My solo exchange diary. Book 12018

    by Kabi Nagata , illustrator

    Series: My Solo Exchange Diary

    (2,124)

    Summary: Struggling with the idea of living alone and adjusting to the effects of her previous book's success, this follow-up to the award-winning autobiographical comic continues the author's quest for self-acceptance and love.

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.766 NAG

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Gender queer

    Gender queer2019

    by Maia Kobabe , artist

    (6,172)

    Summary: In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.76 KOB

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  • I moved to Los Angeles to work in animation

    I moved to Los Angeles to work in animation2018

    by Natalie Nourigat , illustrator

    (955)

    Summary: When artist Tally Nourigat left her life in Portland to move to Los Angeles and pursue a job in animation, she realized that despite her research, nothing truly prepared her for the wild world that...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.5 NOU

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  • The dead eye and the deep blue sea : a graphic memoir of modern slavery
    Staff Pick

    The dead eye and the deep blue sea : a graphic memoir of modern slavery2018

    by Vannak Anan Prum

    (179)

    Summary: Vannak Anan Prum left his village in Cambodia to seek work in Thailand. Men who appeared to be employers on a fishing vessel promised to return him, but instead Vannak was hostage on the vessel for...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.362 PRU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • They called us enemy

    They called us enemy2019

    by George Takei

    (20,358)

    Summary: 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...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5317 TAK

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  • All the answers
    Staff Pick

    All the answers2018

    by Michael Kupperman

    (1,118)

    Summary: In this moving graphic memoir, Michael Kupperman traces the life of his reclusive father -- the once-world-famous Joel Kupperman, Quiz Kid. That his father is slipping into dementia -- seems to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 791.44 KUP

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Soldier's heart : the campaign to understand my WWII veteran father : a daughter's memoir

    Soldier's heart : the campaign to understand my WWII veteran father : a daughter's memoir2015

    by Carol Tyler , illustrator

    Series: You'll Never Know

    (20)

    Summary: The author chronicles her fraught relationship with her father, Charles, a WWII veteran, and how the war affected their lives through both childhood and adulthood. Soldier's heart is also a tribute...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5481 TYL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Can't we talk about something more pleasant? : a memoir
    Staff Pick

    Can't we talk about something more pleasant? : a memoir2014

    by Roz Chast , illustrator

    (25,462)

    Summary: In her first memoir, Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family photos, and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.874 CHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Rolling blackouts : dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq
    Staff Pick

    Rolling blackouts : dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq2016

    by Sarah Glidden , illustrator

    (1,649)

    Summary: "Cartoonist Sarah Glidden accompanies her two friends -- reporters and founders of a journalism non-profit -- as they research potential stories on the effects of the Iraq War on the Middle East and,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 956.7044 GLI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Pyongyang : a journey in North Korea

    Pyongyang : a journey in North Korea2007

    by Guy Delisle

    (21,247)

    Summary: Delisle is one of the few Westerners granted access to North Korea documents. His observations of the secretive society in this graphic travelogue depict the cultural alienation, boredom, and desires of ordinary North Koreans.

    BOOK

    Call #: 951.93 DEL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Shenzhen : a travelogue from China

    Shenzhen : a travelogue from China2012

    by Guy Delisle

    (6,808)

    Summary: Presents the author's observations, in graphic novel format, of life in a cold city in southern China that is sealed off by electric fences and armed guards from the rest of the country.

    BOOK

    Call #: 951 DEL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • What I hate : from A to Z

    What I hate : from A to Z2011

    by Roz Chast , illustrator

    (805)

    Summary: Chast's alphabetical compendium provides a neurotic spin on the classic alphabet book.

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.56 CHA

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  • The art of Junji Ito : twisted visions / Junji Itō ; translation, Jocelyne Allen ; editor, Masumi Washington.

    The art of Junji Ito : twisted visions / Junji Itō ; translation, Jocelyne Allen ; editor, Masumi Washington.2020

    by Junji Itō

    (306)

    Summary: A first-ever collection of Junji Itō's artworks, featuring over 130 images from his best-selling manga titles along with rare works. This sublime collection includes all of Itō's unforgettable...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.59 ITO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Facts of life

    Facts of life2017

    by Paula Knight , illustrator

    (183)

    Summary: A graphic memoir and visual exploration of the stigma-inducing health issues of miscarriage, childlessness, and chronic medical conditions.

    BOOK

    Call #: 618.178 KNI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Hot comb

    Hot comb2019

    by Ebony Flowers , illustrator

    (1,075)

    Summary: Offers a poignant glimpse into black women's lives and coming of age stories as seen across a crowded, ammonia-scented hair salon while ladies gossip and bond over the burn. The titular story "Hot...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.896 FLO

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  • Dear Scarlet : the story of my postpartum depression

    Dear Scarlet : the story of my postpartum depression2019

    by Teresa Wong

    (711)

    Summary: In this intimate and moving graphic memoir, Teresa Wong writes and illustrates the story of her struggle with postpartum depression in the form of a letter to her daughter Scarlet. Equal parts...  more »

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    Call #: 618.76 WON

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  • A fire story
    Staff Pick

    A fire story2019

    by Brian Fies , artist

    (1,341)

    Summary: Early on the morning of Monday, October 9, 2017, wildfires burned through Northern California, resulting in 44 fatalities. In addition, 8,900 structures, including 6,200 homes, were destroyed. One of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 363.37 FIE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Fun home : a family tragicomic

    Fun home : a family tragicomic2006

    by Alison Bechdel

    (135,685)

    Summary: This book takes its place alongside the unnerving, memorable, darkly funny family memoirs of Augusten Burroughs and Mary Karr. It's a father-daughter tale perfectly suited to the graphic memoir form....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.59 BEC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • How to understand Israel in 60 days or less

    How to understand Israel in 60 days or less2016

    by Sarah Glidden , illustrator

    (3,870)

    Summary: "Sarah Glidden is a progressive Jewish American twenty-something who is both vocal and critical of Israeli politics in the Holy Land. When a debate with her mother prods her to sign up for a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 956.94 GLI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Melody : story of a nude dancer

    Melody : story of a nude dancer2015

    by Sylvie Rancourt

    (285)

    Summary: A long-lost memoir about life as a stripper in Montreal. In 1980, Sylvie Rancourt and her boyfriend moved to Montreal from rural Northern Quebec. With limited formal education or training, they had a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 792.78 RAN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Ichi-F : a worker's graphic memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

    Ichi-F : a worker's graphic memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant2017

    by Kazuto Tatsuta , artist

    (218)

    Summary: "Tatsuta was an amateur artist who signed onto the dangerous task of cleaning up the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant, which the workers came to call 'Ichi-F.' This is the story of that challenging...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 363.1799 TAT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Junji Ito's cat diary : Yon & Mu

    Junji Ito's cat diary : Yon & Mu2015

    by Junji Itō

    (4,767)

    Summary: Hell-o-kitty! Master of Japanese horror manga Junji Ito presents a series of hissterical tales chronicling his real-life trials and tribulations of becoming a cat owner. Junji Ito, as J-kun, has...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 636.8 ITO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Big mushy happy lump : a

    Big mushy happy lump : a "Sarah's Scribbles" collection2017

    by Sarah Andersen , artist

    Series: Sarah's Scribbles - #2

    (21,253)

    Summary: Containing illustrated personal essays on the author's real-life experiences with anxiety, career, relationships and other adulthood challenges, this collection of the hugely popular, world-famous...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.56 AND

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  • Be everything at once : tales of a cartoonist lady person

    Be everything at once : tales of a cartoonist lady person2018

    by Dami Lee illustrator

    (605)

    Summary: This collection of comics, previously published online, tell the story of an immigrant child overcoming adversity -- and a language barrier. We then follow Lee as she returns to Korea as an adult,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.56 LEE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Herding cats : a

    Herding cats : a "Sarah's scribbles" collection2018

    by Sarah Andersen , artist

    Series: Sarah's Scribbles

    (15,626)

    Summary: With characteristic wit and charm, Sarah Andersen's third collection of comics and illustrated personal essays offers a survival guide for frantic modern life: from the importance of avoiding morning...  more »

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    Call #: 741.56 AND

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  • Quiet girl in a noisy world : an introvert's story
    Staff Pick

    Quiet girl in a noisy world : an introvert's story2017

    by Debbie Tung , illustrator

    (9,248)

    Summary: This illustrated gift book of short comics illuminates author Debbie Tung's experience as an introvert in an extrovert's world. Presented in a loose narrative style that can be read front to back or...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 155.232 TUN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The loneliness of the long-distance cartoonist

    The loneliness of the long-distance cartoonist2020

    by Adrian Tomine

    (1,626)

    Summary: What happens when a childhood hobby grows into a lifelong career? This book offers an array of unexpected answers. When a sudden medical incident lands Tomine in the emergency room, he begins to...  more »

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    Call #: 741.59 TOM

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  • Everything is an emergency : an OCD story in words and pictures

    Everything is an emergency : an OCD story in words and pictures2020

    by Jason Katzenstein

    (551)

    Summary: Jason Adam Katzenstein is just trying to live his life, but he keeps getting sidetracked by his over-active, anxious brain. Mundane events like shaking hands or sharing a drink snowball into absolute...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8522 KAT

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  • Solutions and other problems

    Solutions and other problems2020

    by Allie Brosh

    (15,941)

    Summary: Includes humorous stories from Allie Brosh's childhood; the adventures of her very bad animals; merciless dissection of her own character flaws; incisive essays on grief, loneliness, and...  more »

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    Call #: 741.59 BRO

    Location: Adult Displays - Near New Arrivals

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  • Commute : an illustrated memoir of female shame

    Commute : an illustrated memoir of female shame2019

    by Erin Williams , artist

    (1,162)

    Summary: We follow author and illustrator Erin Williams on her daily commute to and from work, punctuated by recollections of sexual encounters as well as memories of her battle with alcoholism, addiction,...  more »

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    Call #: 362.88 WIL

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  • Plate tectonics : an illustrated memoir

    Plate tectonics : an illustrated memoir2019

    by Margaux Motin

    (1,180)

    Summary: Life is full of little earthquakes. When the dust settles, how do you rebuild? At age thirty-five Margaux's life is full of upheaval and unexpected twists and turns. She's divorced, raising a child...  more »

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    Call #: 741.59 MOT

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  • Year of the rabbit

    Year of the rabbit2020

    by Tian

    (265)

    Summary: Tells the true story of one family's desperate struggle to survive the murderous reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. In 1975, the Khmer Rouge seizes power in the capital city of Phnom Penh....  more »

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    Call #: 959.6 TIA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Goblin girl

    Goblin girl2020

    by Moa Romanova

    (701)

    Summary: A dating site match goes really wrong in this troubling, funny graphic memoir. Things seem to be looking up when Moa Romanova -- broke, depressed, and living in a squat above an old store -- matches...  more »

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    Call #: 616.8527 ROM

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  • I was their American dream : a graphic memoir

    I was their American dream : a graphic memoir2019

    by Malaka Gharib , illustrator

    (2,332)

    Summary: This graphic novel is at once a coming-of-age story and a reminder of the thousands of immigrants who come to America in search for a better life for themselves and their children. The daughter of...  more »

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    Call #: 325.1 GHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • RX : a graphic memoir
    Staff Pick

    RX : a graphic memoir2018

    by Rachel Lindsay

    (860)

    Summary: In her early twenties in New York City, diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Rachel Lindsay takes a job in advertising in order to secure health care coverage for her treatment. But work takes a strange...  more »

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    Call #: 616.89 LIN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Special exits : a graphic memoir
    Staff Pick

    Special exits : a graphic memoir2014

    by Joyce Farmer

    (1,713)

    Summary: In the vein of Alison Bechdel or Harvey Pekar, Joyce Farmer's memoir chronicles the decline of the author's parents' health, their relationship with one another and with their daughter, and how they...  more »

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    Call #: 305.26 FAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Flocks

    Flocks2018

    by L. Nichols , artist

    (395)

    Summary: This book charts the author's experiences of growing up in a Christian household and community, realizing she's gay and her subsequent struggle to reconcile her faith with her sexuality.

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.768 NIC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Playground of my mind
    Staff Pick

    Playground of my mind2017

    by Julia Jacquette artist

    (21)

    Summary: This graphic memoir accompanies the exhibition "Julia Jacquette: Unrequited and Acts of Play," organized by the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College. Through exquisite drawings and...  more »

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    Call #: 725.7 JAC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Marbles : mania, depression, Michelangelo, and me : a graphic memoir

    Marbles : mania, depression, Michelangelo, and me : a graphic memoir2012

    by Ellen Forney

    (13,489)

    Summary: Shortly before her thirtieth birthday, Ellen Forney was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Flagrantly manic but terrified that medications would cause her to lose her creativity and livelihood, she...  more »

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    Call #: 616.895 FOR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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