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Boston Globe-Horn Book Award

This year, the Boston Globe-Horn Book award awarded Shaun Tan a special citation for excellence in graphic storytelling for his book The Arrival. Since 1967 the Boston Globe – Horn Book award has issued awards in excellence in literature in three categories: Fiction & Poetry, Nonfiction, and Picture Books. In addition, the committee is allowed – […]

All Ages Comics and Manga List For 10/01/08

Welcome to the All Ages Comics and Manga List!  Every week I go through the list of comics and manga (and sometimes novels) that are being released for the week, and pull out the titles that are most approriate for an all ages audience.  I then pick two titles to highlight with descriptions and commentary […]

Learning from Booksellers

Having left my career in bookselling to become a librarian at about the same time the bookstore model began showing up in libraries, I’ve never been tempted to give up my membership in the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association.  Today kicks off NCIBA’s annual trade show, where not only do I get the opportunity to […]

Links: News and Reviews

The big news in the comics blogosphere this past week was the demise of DC’s Minx imprint, which was aimed at teen girls (but seems to have fallen wide of the mark, although 20-30-year-old men seemed to like the books quite a bit). There’s lots of commentary going on, gathered here, and I’ll also point […]