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October 19, 2017

Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week - October 19, 2017

In the weekly Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week, the Montreal bookstore recommends several new works of fiction, art books, periodicals, and comics.

Librairie Drawn & Quarterly is one of Montreal's premiere independent bookstores.


by Leslie Stein

Collected in Present are Leslie Stein’s serialized comics, much beloved for their clear-eyed waltzes through NYC.

Tenements, Towers & Trash

Tenements, Towers & Trash
by Julia Wertz

A highly unusual, illustrated history of New York City from accomplished cartoonist Julia Wertz.

Al Que Quiere!

Al Que Quiere!
by William Carlos Williams

A reissue from New Directions of William Carlos Williams’s third collection of poems, which proved to be his breakthrough.

Monograph by Chris Ware

Monograph by Chris Ware
by Chris Ware

Chris Ware’s monograph is both a parody and a crowning jewel of the genre.

Petite Fleur

Petite Fleur
by Iosi Havilio, translated by Lorna Scott Fox

Written as a single, hypnotic paragraph, Iosi Havilio’s Petite Fleur is an uncanny glimpse of suburban life.

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other Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week

Antiheroines (interviews with up and coming female comics artists)
Atomic Books Comics Preview (weekly new comics and graphic novel highlights)
Book Notes (authors create music playlists for their book)
guest book reviews
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (weekly new book highlights)

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