Virtual Graphic Novel Book Club
Select Thursdays at 7 PM
Virtual via Zoom. Registration required.
September 9: Sweet Tooth Vol. 1: Out of the Deep Woods by Jeff Lemire
A cross between Bambi and Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, Sweet Tooth tells the story of Gus, a rare new breed of human/animal hybrid children, who has been raised in isolation following an inexplicable pandemic that struck a decade earlier. Now, with the death of his father he’s left to fend for himself . . . until he meets a hulking drifter named Jepperd who promises to help him. Jepperd and Gus set out on a post-apocalyptic journey into the devastated American landscape to find “the Preserve,” a refuge for hybrids.
October 13: The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui
November 18: Big Black: Stand at Attica by Frank “Big Black” Smith and Jared Reinmuth
The uprising at Attica Prison remains one of the bloodiest civil rights confrontations in American history… but without Frank “Big Black” Smith, it could have been even worse. Now for the first time, the late Frank “Big Black” Smith shares his experience at the center of this uprising, struggling to protect hostages, prisoners and negotiators alike.
December 16: Luisa: Now and Then by Carole Maurel
A disillusioned photographer has a chance encounter with her lost teenage self who has miraculously traveled into the future. Together, both women ultimately discover who they really are, finding the courage to live life by being true to themselves. A time-traveling love story that turns coming-of-age conventions upside down, Luisa is a universal queer romance for the modern age.