Editor: Phoebe Gloeckner.
Series editor: Bill Kartalopoulos. ... "I love comics. Comics is (Comics are?) a perfect language, robustly evolving and expanding like any other living language," writes Phoebe Gloeckner in her Introduction to "The Best American Comics 2018". This year's collection includes work selected from the pages of graphic novels, comic books, periodicals, zines, online, and more, highlighting the kaleidoscopic diversity of the comics language today.
"The Best American Comics 2018" includes:
Editor: Roxane Gay, author of "Difficult women". ... "I am looking for the artful way any given story is conveyed", writes Roxane Gay in her introduction to "The Best American Short Stories 2018", "but I also love when a story has a powerful message, when a story teaches me something about the world." The artful, profound, and sometimes funny stories Gay chose for the collection transport readers from a fraught family reunion to an immigration detention center, from a psychiatric hospital to a coed class sleepover in a natural history museum. We meet a rebellious summer camper, a ...|
Editor: N. K. Jemisin.
Series editor: John Joseph Adams. ... Today's readers of science fiction and fantasy have an appetite for stories that address a wide variety of voices, perspectives, and styles. There is an openness to experiment and pushing boundaries, combined with the classic desire to read about space ships and dragons, future technology and ancient magic, and the places where they intersect.
Contemporary science fiction and fantasy looks to accomplish the same goal as ever to illuminate what it means to be human. With a diverse selection of stories chosen by series editor John Joseph Adams and guest ...|
Now a Major Motion Picture.
"New York Times" bestseller. ... Mark Helprin’s masterpiece will transport you to New York of the Belle Epoque, to a city clarified by a siege of unprecedented snows. One winter night, Peter Lake — master mechanic and second-storey man — attempts to rob a fortress - like mansion on the Upper West Side. Though he thinks it is empty, the daughter of the house is home. Thus begins the affair between a middle-aged Irish burglar and Beverly Penn, a young girl dying of consumption. It is a love so powerful that Peter Lake, a simple and uneducated man, will be driven to stop time and ...|