August 11, 2007
With her graphic novel Exit Wounds, Rutu Modan has eloquently and subtly presented a commentary on the Arab-Israeli situation. The seemingly simple story of a young man's search for his father (with help from a female soldier) takes surprising turns. Modan's watercolors are as much of the storyline as the dialog, this is a beautifully drawn book by one of Israel's most lauded cartoonists.
For two weeks, enter the coupon code "LHB001" at Atomic Books and receive 15% off this title.
My next book is MIranda July's debut short fiction collection, No One Belongs Here More Than You.
also at Largehearted Boy:
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)