Monthly book discussion on a graphic novel selected by the group! This program is for readers age 16 and up.
September 13: Blankets (Craig Thompson)
October 11: Here (Richard McGuire)
December 13: Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 (Tim Hamilton)
January 10: Are You My Mother? (Alison Bechdel)
February 14: The Photographer (Emmanuel Guibert, Didier Lefèvre)
March 14: Market Day (James Sturm)
April 11: The Color of Earth (Kim Dong Hwa)
May 9: Black Sad (Juan Diaz Canales)
Titles can be borrowed from the Library or through Link+. Reserve copies are left on display for attendees to read in the Library. Link+ materials can be picked up at ANY Palo Alto branch. Please ask staff for assistance requesting titles.
Danièle Archambault, Ph.D. (Linguistics), is a researcher, author, and educator who is interested in comics as a way to document a society's cultural and linguistic landscape. Originally from Montreal, Quebec, she now lives in Palo Alto, where she is an artist in residence at the Cubberley Artist Studio Program, a program of the City of Palo Alto. In the past few years, she has published several full-color comic books, graphic novels, and electronic books. Ms. Archambault is a regular guest speaker on documenting culture and dialects through comics at various educational and cultural institutions. She teaches Visual Storytelling at the Palo Alto Art Center, and at other educational venues. http://danielebd.com/