This is a painfully moving picture books for adults and older teens, a poem written by Hosseini and illustrated by the very talented Dan Williams. The poem is a prayer spoken at night by the father of a young boy with whom he plans to cross the Mediterranean in an overcrowded raft to get to […]
Graphic novel, true crime, Chicago story, Matt Rizzo, coming of age, blindness, Dante’s Inferno, braille, betrayal, prose poetry, black cross-hatching, Little Italy, Stateville Prison, Nathan Leopold, literary analysis, humor, pathos.
A powerful and sometimes very funny rethinking of the Minotaur story in verse. Poseidon narrates: Waddup, bitches? Am I right or am I right? That bum Minos deserved what he got. I mean, I may be a god, but I’m not Unreasonable, and when I am, so What? But Minos, his wife Pasiphae, his engineer […]
This is one of those gems of a kid’s book that adults will love. It’s packed with clever stuff that your 6-year old will get on one level and you will laugh at on another. It’s a perfect tool to teach the future generation the joys of irony, satire, parody, and what I call slightly […]