I Will Judge You by Your Bookshelf
About the book
A look at the culture and fanaticism of book lovers, from beloved New York Times illustrator Grant Snider It's no secret, but we are judged by our bookshelves. We learn to read at an early age, and as we grow older we shed our beloved books for new ones. But some of us surround ourselves with books. We collect them, decorate with them, are inspired by them, and treat our books as sacred objects. In this lighthearted collection of one- and two-page comics, writer-artist Grant Snider explores bookishness in all its forms, and the love of writing and reading, building on the beloved literary comics featured on his website, Incidental Comics. With a striking package including a die-cut cover, I Will Judge You By Your Bookshelf is the perfect gift for bookworms of all ages.
A look at the culture and fanaticism of book lovers, from beloved New York Times...
"This playful, self-aware collection of strips and gags on the joys and frustrations of reading and writing is equal parts lighthearted and sincere."-- "Publishers Weekly"
Grant Snider Biography
Grant Snider is an American cartoonist, comic strip artist, writer and orthodontist.
Life and careerSnider grew up in Derby, Kansas, with his twin brother, Gavin, also an illustrator. He studied engineering at the University of Kansas, and then dentistry at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He drew strips for both college newspapers: the University Daily Kansan and The University News; for that work he won the Charles M. Schultz Award for Cartooning in 2008.Later that year he drew the strip Delayed Karma for the Kansas City Star and in 2009 he launched his online Incidental Comics, featuring strips about art, literature and the creative process. His strips have been featured in magazines such as The New York Review of Books and The New York Times Magazine and compiled in two books: The Shape of Ideas (2018) and I Will Judge You by Your Bookshelf (2020), the latter a collection of comics about the love of writing and reading. Snider also is the author of children's picture books What Color is Night (2019) and What Sound is Morning (2020).
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|Languages:||| English ||
|Illustrations:||Full-colour illustrations throughout|
|Publication date:||May 12, 2020|
|First Publication Date:||None|
|Publication City/Country:||New York, United States|