From Curious George to Doctor Faustus to The House of the Spirits to In the Shadow of the Banyan, refugees fleeing their war-torn homelands to the United States have written some incredible and powerful books. Check out this article from the New York Times for their full list of 25 fantastic refugee-written books.
New this week at the MA Library: so many books…like, soooooo many. Comics & Graphic Novels Archie vol 2 by Mark Waid and Veronica Fish Rich, elusive Veronica Lodge has taken Riverdale by storm, pitting student against student. With Jughead determined to take her down and Betty pining over her BFF, poor Archie is … More New Books for the Week of 1/23/17
Guest post by Delaney N., ‘18. The first thing I noticed about The Vision was the covers. Mike Del Mundo, one of my all-time favorite comic book artists, has a command of color and a unique style of painting that creates beautiful and intriguing images. The comic’s inside art, by Gabriel Hernandez Walta, is strikingly … More Do Androids Dream of Electric Families?
New this week at the MA Library: young women go vigilante, hidden histories revealed, and the gender revolution. Comics Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on a Serious Earth by Grant Morrison and Dave McKean When the inmates, lead by the Joker, take over Arkham Asylum and threaten to kill the staff, Commissioner Gordon entreats … More New Books for the Week of 1/9/17
Looking for something new to read but don’t know where to start? This new series will introduce you to some of your librarians’ favorite authors. This week we’re starting with the great, the glorious, the goofy Douglas Adams. Adams was born Douglas Noel Adams in Cambridge, UK, in 1952. That same year just down the … More Douglas Adams: One Hoopy Frood
New this week at the MA Library: all the Captain Marvel and Sandman you could ever possibly want. Comics Avengers (2012) vol 2 of Captain Marvel (2012) “The Enemy Within” by Kelly Sue DeConnick Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel) may be grounded by a brain lesion, but she refuses to sit back and watch echoes of … More New Books for the Week of 12/12/16
New this week at the MA Library: teenagers run amok, Black history gets an alternate SFF twist, and the inner workings of the brain are exposed. Comics She-Hulk vol 1 “Law and Disorder” by Charles Soule and Javier Pulido Jennifer Walters isn’t just a former member of the Avengers and the Fantastic Four – … More New Books for the Week of 12/5/16