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The Voyeurs - by Gabrielle Bell (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 156

Genre: Comics + Graphic Novels

Sub-Genre: Literary

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Uncivilized Books

Author: Gabrielle Bell

Language: English

Street Date: September 4, 2012
TCIN: 76940592
UPC: 9780984681402
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-7082

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"One of the Best Nonfiction Books of the year."--Kirkus Reviews

"One of the Best Graphic Novels of the year."--Publishers Weekly

"Best Graphic Memoir."--The Atlantic Wire

"As a baseline, [Bell's] work is always graceful and funny, while still extremely intense and thoughtful. There's just no one out there with a voice quite like hers. But then on top of that, this book is just plain juicy, as it documents parts of her relationship with filmmaker Michel Gondry. So if you're into poking your nose into that sort of thing, this book has an extra thrill to it. Also it is gorgeous and will look lovely on your bookshelf. If you're into that sort of thing, too."--Jami Attenberg, The Middlesteins

"Playfully drawn and provocatively written, the memoir reinforces Bell's standing among the first rank of the genre's artists."--Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

"[Gabrielle Bell's] thoughtful and revealing comics are eccentric, funny, and irresistibly readable."--Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

"You could say The Voyeurs is the work of a writer's writer, but it's actually something more cool, more exotic, more punk: a rare glimpse of the fiercely mysterious human heart, observed in its natural habitat."--The Comics Journal

"[...] Bell's work stands out for its meticulous, detailed presentation, in both words and pictures. When she tells author Lorrie Moore "what I'd really like to do is write" (Moore's cartoon-perfect response: "Oh, no!"), one can't help but wonder what kind of prose book this gifted voice might produce."--Rain Taxi Review of Books

"The Voyeurs is the work of a mature writer, if not one of the most sincere voices of her literary generation. It's a fun, honest read that spans continents, relationships and life decisions. I loved it."--Chris Ware, Acme Novelty Library

"As she watches other people living life, and watches herself watching them, Bell's pen becomes a kind of laser, first illuminating the surface distractions of the world, then scorching them away to reveal a deeper reality that is almost too painful and too beautiful to bear."-- Alison Bechdel, Fun Home

"A master of the exquisite detail, Bell provides a welcome peephole into our lives."--Françoise Mouly, The New Yorker

"A concise short story cartoonist and an accomplished storyteller of the mundane, Gabrielle Bell humorously blends the extraordinary -- shooting a movie in Japan, and the all-too common -- obsessing about a pimple. A master of the exquisite detail, Bell provides a welcome peephole into our lives."--Françoise Mouly, The New Yorker

"One of the best things going in auto-bio inflected comics these days."--Art Spiegelman, Maus

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