Knisley, Lucy

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Go To Sleep (I Miss You): Cartoons from the Fog of New Parenthood

For a more narrative approach, consider Knisley’s earlier comic about her pregnancy and birth, Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos, which delves deeper and more satisfyingly into the topic than the sketchbook format allows. For a busy new (or veteran) parent, these bite-sized laughs are just what the pediatrician ordered.


Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride

This mature-minded, multilayered title succeeds as both entertainment and advice, especially for those who want to reduce wedding costs while personalizing the ceremony and having fun, too. For another book from the groom's perspective, see Adrian Tomine's Scenes from an Impending Marriage. [See also Tom Batten's Graphic Novel Preview, "Picture the Possibilities," LJ 6/15/16.—Ed.]

An Age of License

A travel memoir told in comic format recounts author Knisley's charming adventures abroad...

Displacement: A Travelogue

This poignant, sensitive account stresses the importance of connections throughout life's entire journey. Knisley's contemporaries who have enjoyed her other memoirs will learn much from this one.

An Age of License: A Travelogue

Knisley makes memoir comics seem both sophisticated and approachable—and beyond these, useful in helping an individual delve into and communicate personal issues. Her journey, external and internal, will resonate with older teens and twentysomethings.

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