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Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction books

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Present by Leslie Stein Present

Expanded for the print edition, this is a lyrical exploration of the city and memory, as drawn by Vice cartoonist Leslie Stein
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Graphic Novels as Philosophy by Jeff McLaughlin Graphic Novels as Philosophy

In a follow-up to Comics as Philosophy, contributors address two questions: Which philosophical insights, concepts, and tools can shed light on the graphic novel? And how can the graphic novel cast light on the concerns of philosophy? Each contributor ponders...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Frida Kahlo The Story of Her Life by Vanna Vinci Frida Kahlo The Story of Her Life

This brilliant graphic novel artfully depicts the life and passions of Frida Kahlo, one of the 20th century's most enigmatic artists.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

Robert Capa A Graphic Biography by Florent Silloray Robert Capa A Graphic Biography

A brilliant portrayal in graphic novel format of the career of the great war photographer during the Spanish Civil War and World War II.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Egon Schiele His Life and Death by Xavier Coste Egon Schiele His Life and Death

The true story in graphic novel format of the life and death of figurative painter Egon Schiele (1890-1918), an artistic genius who outraged early 20th-century Vienna.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Romany Legends Daniel and Dolly Buckley The Gypsy Way by Mary King Romany Legends Daniel and Dolly Buckley The Gypsy Way

This book is of the Buckley family who were true gypsies that travelled the roads, worked hard and along the way met some lovely people that became friends of the great Daniel Buckley, Mary's father who was loved and respected...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

Comic Book History of Comics: USA 1898-1972 by Fred van Lente, Ryan Dunlavey Comic Book History of Comics: USA 1898-1972
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The inspiring, infuriating, and utterly insane story of comics, graphic novels, and manga is presented in comic book form! The award-winning Action Philosophers team of Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey turn their irreverent-but-accurate eye to the stories of Jack...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

Last Girl Standing by Trina Robbins Last Girl Standing


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2017

Coming Soon

Talking to Gina by Ottilie Hainsworth Talking to Gina

Talking to Gina is a love letter to a dog who came into a family's life and turned it upside down. It will resonate with anyone who has ever had a pet and is a must-read for anyone who is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Senses by Matteo Farinella The Senses

In this humorous, detailed, yet still accessible book, neuroscientist and illustrator Matteo Farinella takes the reader on a wild ride through key figures and fascinating facts about each of our five senses.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

One Year Wiser: A Graphic Guide to Mindful Living by Mike Medaglia One Year Wiser: A Graphic Guide to Mindful Living

The latest title in the One Year Wiser series: an illustrated guide to the transformative practice of mindfulness
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

The Comic Book Story of Video Games The Incredible History of the Electronic Gaming Revolution by Jonathan Hennessey The Comic Book Story of Video Games The Incredible History of the Electronic Gaming Revolution


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

The Little Book of Knowledge: Sharks by Bernard Seret, Julien Sole The Little Book of Knowledge: Sharks
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Sharks! They've fascinated mankind forever, but did you know that 16% of shark species have been discovered in the last 15 years?! Since the turn of the century scientists have been going shark crazy! Now dive into a world beneath...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

The Little Book of Knowledge: Tattoos by Jerome Pierrat The Little Book of Knowledge: Tattoos

Never before has the tattoo been spread across the various strata of society with such enthusiasm. In just a few decades this practice dating from the Neolithic period has become a globalized phenomenon. Now retrace the history of the tattoo...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

The Little Book of Knowledge: Heavy Metal by Herve Bourhis The Little Book of Knowledge: Heavy Metal

Learn to identify the many tribes of the international heavy metal community, from Thrash to Black Metal. Master the codes, from the sign of the horns to the Diabolus In Musica. Understand how satanic Metal coexists with Christian Metal. Discover...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

The Little Book of Knowledge: New Hollywood by Jean-Baptiste Thoret, Bruno The Little Book of Knowledge: New Hollywood
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In the late 1960s a new generation of filmmaker took Hollywood by storm. In the wake of the Vietnam War, powerful visionaries such as Scorsese, Coppola, Altman, Peckinpah, Romero, Cinino and many others led the art form in a new...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Mandela, The Graphic Novel by Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, Umlando Wezithombe Mandela, The Graphic Novel
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A vivid account of Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life in the form of a full-colour graphic novel.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

With My Head in the Clouds and Stars in My Eyes Stories about Iran and Elsewhere by Joobin Bekhrad With My Head in the Clouds and Stars in My Eyes Stories about Iran and Elsewhere

Looking at his homeland from a multitude of perspectives - as a traveller, writer of nostalgic prose, and historian, to name a few - award-winning writer Joobin Bekhrad presents in his third book yet another endearing portrait of his beloved...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

Francis, The People's Pope by Ted Rall Francis, The People's Pope


Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2017

Of Dancing Lights by Eddie Ng Of Dancing Lights

Eddie Ng is the bold but affable author of this graphic memoir with settings in Hong Kong, Canada and Australia. Whilst he is born with the proverbial silver-spoon, his life is not without challenges. However, he has the poise to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Mysteries of the Quantum Universe by Thibault Damour, Mathieu Burniat Mysteries of the Quantum Universe
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The bestselling French graphic novel about the mind-bending world of quantum physicsFamous explorer Bob and his dog Rick have been around the world and even to the Moon, but their travels through the quantum universe show them the greatest wonders...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Nothing Lasts Forever by Sina Grace, Sina Grace Nothing Lasts Forever
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Cartoonist SINA GRACE returns with another chapter in his growing library of reflective memoir, producing his most compelling and strongest tale to date. Chronicling a year of heartbreaks, writer's block, career highs, emotional lows, and the emergence of a mystery...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/06/2017

Six Days In Cincinnati by Dan Mendez Moore Six Days In Cincinnati


Format: Paperback - Released: 13/06/2017

Forgiveness is Really Strange by Marina Cantacuzino Forgiveness is Really Strange

Illustrating what forgiveness means to different people and how it can be embraced for positive change, this comic explores the key aspects of forgiveness and the impact it can have on the mind and psyche.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

The Anzac Legend A Graphic History by David A Dye The Anzac Legend A Graphic History


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/04/2017

Marx, Freud, Einstein: Heroes of the Mind by Corinne Maier Marx, Freud, Einstein: Heroes of the Mind

Collected for the first time, these witty graphic biographies delve into the minds of three of history's most important thinkers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/2017

Taking Turns Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371 by MK Czerwiec Taking Turns Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2017

Wake Up and Live: The Life of Bob Marley by Jim McCarthy, Gerry Kissell Wake Up and Live: The Life of Bob Marley
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A graphic novel telling of the life of Jamaican reggae singer, song writer, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim. Starting out in 1963 with the group The Wailers, he forged a distinctive songwriting and vocal style that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/2017

Haddon Hall When David Invented Bowie by Nejib Haddon Hall When David Invented Bowie

David Bowie: The Early Years
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/02/2017

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