Non-Fiction Reviews

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8.5
500 Essential Cult Books: The Ultimate Guide (, )
June 3, 2013 -
 

  Think you’ve read it all? Think again. With five hundred books examined and more examples of other cult reads,… Read More »

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8.0
Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama (, , )
August 23, 2012 -
 

  Alison Bechdel has had a complicated life.  She grew up with a father who was distant and sometimes cruel… Read More »

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My Friend Dahmer (, , )
February 28, 2012 -
 

  In mid-1970s, in Bath, Ohio, just outside of Toledo, a monster was growing in Revere High School.  John Backderf… Read More »

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Maus: A Survivor’s Tale I—My Father Bleeds History (, , )
February 9, 2012 -
 

  Art Spiegelman tries to connect with his father who survived the concentration camps during World War II. As Art… Read More »

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Maus: A Survivor’s Tale II—And Here My Troubles Began (, , )
February 9, 2012 -
 

  Art Spiegelman continues to track his father’s path during World War II beginning with Vladek and Anja’s arrival at… Read More »

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Sherlock Holmes on Screen: The Complete Film and TV History (, )
January 24, 2012 -
 

  Love a mystery?  From his creation by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887’s A Study in Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes… Read More »

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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (, , )
January 22, 2012 -
 

  Alison Bechdel’s father has just died.  He was struck by a truck while crossing a road.  Not long before… Read More »

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I Am 8-Bit (, )
October 27, 2011 -
 

  Artists from all over the world come together to celebrate their love of videos games through original art inspired… Read More »