Bibliopalooza

The Beat pointed to Booklist’s Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youth, which led me to discover that the magazine devoted the entire March 15 issue to a “Spotlight on Graphic Novels.”

Other features include:

  • A piece on the building blocks of a library manga collection for teens, by Robin Brenner
  • The Top Ten Graphic Novels 2007, i.e., those books the magazine reviewed most favorably between March 2006 and January 2007
  • An interview with Gene (American Born Chinese) Yang and Andy (Owly) Runton
  • An interview with Alison (Fun Home) Bechdel, which includes discussion of the recently resolved controversy in Marshall, Missouri
  • And bunches of other awesome stuff.
  • Seriously, go, read.

    2 Responses to Bibliopalooza

    1. [...] The March 15 issue of Booklist is devoted to graphic novels, and a number of pieces from the issue are online. Gordon Flagg interviews Fun Home author Alison Bechdel; Michael Cart talks to Owly creator Andy Runton and American Born Chinese creator Gene Yang, and the magazine selects its choices for the top-ten graphic novels and top-ten young-adult graphic novels for 2007. (Link via David Welsh.) [...]

    2. [...] David Welsh points us toward the latest issue of Booklist, which is entirely devoted to graphic novels for youth and includes an article by Robin Brenner on building a library collection of manga. [...]

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