Author: E.B. Boatner

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The Art of Harvey Kurtzman: The Mad Genius of Comics Denis Kitchen & Paul Buhle Abrams Comic Art $54 Bill Gaines, owner/publisher of MAD Magazine, said, “Harvey was looking for perfection in a 10-cent comic book.” In the...

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Blue Jesus Tom Edwards Academy Chicago Publishers $16.95 A neat mix of the obvious—people who are “different” often are treated badly; the facts—there are blue people (ethemoglobinemia); and a predictably odd rural Southern...

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Assisted Loving: True Tales of Double Dating With My Dad Bob Morris/Harper/Collins/ $14.99 If you think your old man can be an embarrassment when you’re 16, wait till you’re 46, he’s 80, and he’s urging you to give cringe-making...

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100 Houses: Modern Designs for Contemporary Living Cathy Strongman; Photography by VIEW Merrell $49.95 This is a handsome volume for browsing, while entertaining dreams. Beyond dreaming, however, use100 Houses as a source book...

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Hope in Shadows: Stories and Photographs of Vancouver’s Downtown EastsideBrad Cran and Gillian Jerome Arsenal Pulp Press/Pivot Legal Society $19.95 The Downtown Eastside neighborhood may be impoverished, but it has an ongoing...

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Everything You Know About Indians Is Wrong Paul Chaat Smith University of Minnesota Press $21.95 Paul Chaat Smith, Comanche, is Associate Curator of the National Museum of the American Indians at the Smithsonian Institution in...

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Blind Faith: A Blind Eye Mystery Diane and Jacob Anderson-Minshall Bold Strokes Books $15.95 Husband and wife team Diane and Jacob Anderson-Minshall embark on their third Blind Eye Detective Agency Mystery with the same gusto...

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Home: Tom Arndt’s Minnesota Tom Arndt University of Minnesota Press $49.95 Tom Arndt has spent more than 40 years honing his eye to capture life in his home state. More than 100 photos, printed from his original gelatin...

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Breach of Peace: Portraits of the 1961 Mississippi Freedom Riders Eric Etheridge Atlas & Co. $45 During the spring and summer of 1961—President Barack Obama was born August 4 that year—hundreds of individuals came by car,...

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Garden County Pie: Sweet and Savory Delights from the Table of John Michael Lerma John Michael Lerma Syren Book Company $19.95 John Michael Lerma never met a pie he didn’t like. Or, that he couldn’t make sound appetizing and...

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