by Craig Thompson | Graphic Novel


ISBN: 9781770462182 | BUY HERE

Blankets is a semi-autobiographical graphic novel about the ways in which events from our childhood and adolescence stay with us forever, but don’t have to define us. Beautifully drawn and written, Blankets pushes the parameters of the graphic novel genre, while telling an incredibly personal and touching story about love, sorrow, sexuality, and religion.

Craig Thompson is a cartoonist and the author of the award-winning books “Blankets”, ” Carnet de Voyage””, Good-bye Chunky Rice””, “and “Habibi”. Thompson was born in Michigan in 1975, and grew up in a rural farming community in central Wisconsin. His graphic novel “Blankets” won numerous industry awards and has been published in nearly twenty languages around the world. Thompson lives in Portland, Oregon.

Danny Neary was a former bookseller at Barbara’s State Street location. In addition to reading and selling books, Danny is a Chicago based comedian and writer. He’s the creator of the web series “Long Term” and can be seen Saturday nights at 10 PM in the De Maat Theater as part of the Chicago Comedy Hour.