Graphic Novels

Open Borders: the science and ethics of immigration  by Bryan Douglas Caplan

Economist Bryan Caplan.....argues that opening all borders could eliminate absolute poverty worldwide and usher in a booming worldwide economy--greatly benefiting humanity. With a clear and conversational tone, exhaustive research, and vibrant illustrations by Zach Weinersmith, Open Borders makes the case for unrestricted immigration easy to follow and hard to deny"--Provided by publisher.

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Amazons, abolitionists, and activists: a graphic history of women’s fight for their rights  by Mikki Kendall

 "Graphic novel-style primer that covers the key figures and events that have advanced women's rights from antiquity to the modern era. ... Illuminates the stories of notable women throughout history--from queens and freedom fighters to warriors and spies--and the progressive movements led by women that have shaped history, including abolition, suffrage, labor, civil rights, LGBTQ liberation, reproductive rights, and more"-- Provided by publisher.

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Animal Farm: the graphic novel  by Odyr, Illustrator

"A beautiful graphic adaptation of George Orwell's timeless and timely allegorical novel"-- Provided by publisher.

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Slaughterhouse Five: or the children's crusade  by Kurt Vonnegut, by Ryan North

"The first-ever graphic novel adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five..... An American classic and one of the world's seminal antiwar books... is faithfully presented in graphic novel form for the first time from Award-winning writer Ryan North and Award-nominated artist Albert Monteys" - provided by publisher.

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Kent State: four dead in Ohio  by Derf Backderf

The author "...conducted extensive interviews and research to explore the lives of these four young people and the events of those four days in May, when the country seemed on the brink of tearing apart. 'Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio', which [was] published in time for the 50th anniversary of the tragedy, is a moving and troubling story about the bitter price of dissent-as relevant today as it was in 1970."

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The Labyrinth: an existential odyssey with Jean-Paul Sartre  by Ben Argon

"Cleverly told through the story of a pair of rats trapped in the labyrinth of existence, this allegory humorously conveys the key ideas of Sartre's existential philosophy in graphic-novel form--accessible for students and readers of all ages."

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The Twilight Man: Rod Serling and the birth of television  by Koren Shadmi

An illustrated biographical tale that follows Hollywood revolutionary Rod Serling's rise to fame in the Golden Age of Television, and his descent into his personal Twilight Zone....   [H]e pushed the television industry to the edge of glory, and himself to the edge of sanity. Rod operated in a dimension beyond that of contemporary society, making him both a revolutionary and an outsider.

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Maus: a survivor's tale  by Art Spiegelman

"A brutally moving work of art--widely hailed as the greatest graphic novel ever written--Maus recounts the chilling experiences of the author's father during the Holocaust, with Jews drawn as wide-eyed mice and Nazis as menacing cats."

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