Operation Ajax

This week, an excerpt from the graphic novel Operation Ajax about the 1953 CIA coup in Iran that remade the Middle East. More

The Arab of the Future

The French bestseller details the author's childhood in rural France, Libya, and Syria, in the shadows of three dictators—Muammar Gaddafi, Hafez al-Assad, and his own father. More

Ann Tenna

We feature an excerpt by Marissa Acocella Marchetto, a cartoonist for The New Yorker, from her upcoming graphic novel Ann Tenna, set in the bizarre world of New York-based… More

One Way to Disappear

The graphic narratives in Nine Ways to Disappear are short, charmingly peculiar, and revolve loosely around the theme of disappearance. More

Goodnight, Donnie Cheng

In this vivid graphic novel, Red Light Properties is charged with cleaning a luxurious home of the last remaining traces of the kidnapped young boy who lived there. More

Baddawi

In this visually arresting debut, Leila Abdelrazaq beautifully captures the everyday life stories of Ahmad, a young boy raised in Baddawi refugee camp in northern Lebanon. More

Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home

Books with any kind of diversity are disproportionately challenged versus books by and about straight white males. More