Derek Royal and Gene Kannenberg have comprehensively reviewed Bizarre Romance for The Comics Alternative Podcast. These "Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics!™" gave a totally satisfying close reading of the whole book, about forty minutes' worth. You can listen to the podcast by clicking here. The review begins at 11:43 into the podcast.
Alex Dueben recently interviewed Eddie and Audrey for Smash Pages: The Comics Super Blog.
"It should be no surprise to anyone who knows their work that it is a broad-ranging collection of styles and approaches. These stories are sweet and funny, touching and strange, inventive and a lot of fun."
Click here to read the interview.
Bizarre Romance, the recent collaboration between Audrey Niffenegger and Eddie Campbell, is now available in the US. Below are a few pages from the book. Stay tuned for surprises later this week!
Just a reminder that the launch party for Bizarre Romance is tonight, March 20th from 7:00 to 8:00 pm, at Women and Children Bookstore in Andersonville (Chicago). Make sure to register here if you plan to attend as space is limited.
Women & Children First
5233 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640
Just a reminder that the launch party for Bizarre Romance is tomorrow, March 20th from 7:00 to 8:00 pm, at Women and Children Bookstore in Andersonville (Chicago). Make sure to register here if you plan to attend as space is limited.
Women & Children First
5233 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640
Robert Salkowitz interviewed Audrey and Eddie last week for Forbes magazine.
"What do you get when you combine best-selling author Audrey Niffenegger (The Time Traveler’s Wife) and legendary independent comics maker Eddie Campbell (From Hell, Alec)? Bizarre Romance! And in more ways than one."
Stephen L. Holland of Page 45 has written a rather nice and thorough review of Bizarre Romance.
In honor of Women in Comics Month this March, PREVIEWSworld talks with writer and artist, Audrey Niffenegger.
Joe Gordon has just published a review on the Forbidden Planet blog. From his review:
"The stories rotate around love and loss and grief and joy, but there is a quite delightful playfulness running through them all, a deft lightness of touch, such that even the stories that have sadness in them are never maudlin or overly sentimental but leave you with a warm feeling."
It's almost here!
Bizarre Romance, the recent collaboration between Audrey Niffenegger and Eddie Campbell, will be available in the US tomorrow. Below are a few pages from the book.
Bizarre Romance, the new collaboration between Audrey Niffenegger and Eddie Campbell is reviewed by Publisher's Weekly. You can read the full review here.
Brideshead Revisited first aired in America in the winter of 1982. I was in art school then, and living with my parents because we couldn’t afford the extra expense of me living on my own. I had never travelled outside my country; I grew up in Chicago and all my ideas about the rest of the world came from reading books. The only thing I had read by Evelyn Waugh was a short story, “The Man Who Liked Dickens”.
John Williams has written a review of Classic Penguin: Cover to Cover for the New York TImes. Here is an excerpt:
Audrey has written a forward and has work in Classic Penguin: Cover to Cover, a newly released (July 26, 2016) book which highlights decades of Penguin Classics' book cover designs. This book is perfect for illustrators, graphic designers and anyone who is interested in book design.
Artist and friend Riva Lehrer is currently exhibiting at Printworks Gallery in a solo show entitled The Risk Pictures. The following is an excerpt from "Statements of Purpose for Equality Among Humans," a recent Newcity interview of Riva Lehrer by Damien James.
CAKE is proud to announce that Eddie Campbell—the creator of the autobiographical Alec, the mythic Bacchus and, with Alan Moore, the classic graphic novel From Hell—and Top Shelf Productions publisher Chris Staros will be taking part in a conversation about their twenty years of work together.
Audrey recently wrote a review for The Pharaoh's Gate, the seventh installment of the Griffin and Sabine series of books by Nick Bantock for the Washington Post.
The Guardian has posted a gallery of comics created by women as part of it's review of the Comix Creatrix show at the House of Illustration:
Tola Onanunga has recently written a piece for The Guardian about the Comix Creatrix show at the House of Illustration, where Audrey is exhibiting excerpts from The Night Bookmobile. Here is an excerpt:
On Halloween, The Pool, presented an essay by Audrey celebrating the ghost story and sharing "Tiny Ghosts," by Amy Giacalone, which is included in Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories.
Audrey was recently interviewed for the BBC Radio 4 show Front Row, on the book cover designs of Suzanne Dean. While most recently, the two collaborated on the design of Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories, Suzanne's designs for the UK editions of The Time Traveler's Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry have become classics.
The Guardian Books Podcast "...explores the timeless appeal of spectres and spooks with three writers who have a particular affection for eerie tale."
NPR's Ari Shapiro spoke with best selling author Audrey Niffenegger about her love of ghost stories and her new collection, Ghostly on October 30th, 2015. You can listen to the interview here.
Recently, Audrey did a Q&A session with Powell's Books for their blog.
Allen Pierleoni gives Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories a quick review at The Sacramento Bee, adding it to his list of scary books sure to please this Hallowe'en.
Chelsea Pippin of BuzzFeed recently spoke to authors and attendees at Cheltenham Literary Festival about the greatest relationship advice they received from books:
E. Ce Miller of Bustle.com, while lamenting the fact that she did not complete her novel in thirty days, finds hope as she lists seven authors which took their sweet time:
Steve Bennett of My San Antonio (mysanantonio.com) reviews Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories, and adds it to his list of creepy books just perfect for the season.
Alexandra Heminsley of The Debrief recently listed Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories as one of "5 Scary Books to Read this Halloween."
Audrey has created another illustration for the New York Times, this time for a piece on misdiagnosis of Alzheimers on elderly patients with ADHD. The article can be found here.