Rachel C. Staff Picks

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Sabrina Cover Image
ISBN: 9781770463165
Availability: Not in Stock - Available for special order
Published: Drawn and Quarterly - May 22nd, 2018

It's little wonder that this is the first graphic novel to be nominated for the Man Book Prize.

Drnaso offers a chilling take on the modern condition, delving into issues of privacy, desensitization to violence, and rising isolation and paranoia in the age of the internet.

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You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062388681
Availability: Not in Stock - Available for special order
Published: Harper Perennial - August 9th, 2016

Kleeman's book has it all: Religious cults, identity theft, kleptomaniacs who hoard veal cutlets, and a continuous reel of increasingly disturbing commercials. A clever satire on modern consumer culture and a truly bizarre debut. Recommended reading for fans of DeLillo's White Noise.

-- Rachel

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Get in Trouble: Stories Cover Image
By Kelly Link, Various (Read by)
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ISBN: 9780553399547
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Random House Audio Publishing Group - February 3rd, 2015

Wonderfully weird. If your adolescence was nursed by Anne Rice novels and Joss Whedon re-runs, then these stories will resonate with you.

-- Rachel

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Poem Strip including an Explanation of the Afterlife Cover Image
By Dino Buzzati, Marina Harss (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781590173237
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Published: NYRB Classics - October 6th, 2009

A graphic retelling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, Poem Strip is a sexy, surreal descent into the Underworld, pulsing with color and dripping with subtext! Another gem from NYRB.

-- Rachel