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June 24, 2007

21 Down, 31 To Go (52 Books, 52 Weeks) ("Alias the Cat")

Last year, I read Kim Deitch's graphic novel, Shadowland, and was captivated by his narrative skill and underground-comic style. I expected much from Alias the Cat, and Deitch exceeded every expectation. Deitch places himself in the storyline, examining the history of a mysterious cat doll (Waldo, a recurring character in Deitch's comics). Deitch is a master at weaving past tales with the present, and as his character obsessively discovers Waldo's past, the reader is constantly amazed.

For two weeks, enter the coupon code "LHB001" at Atomic Books and receive 15% off this title.

My next book is Midnight Mavericks, by Gene Gregorits.


see also:

52 Books, 52 Weeks (2007 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2006 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2005 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2004 Edition)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)

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