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Willow Grove to Discuss Asterios Polyp!

Posted by bnwadmin On August - 17 - 2010

Join Brave New Worlds Willow Grove Book Discussion on Saturday, August 28 @ 7 p.m. as we dissect David Mazzuchelli’s 2010 Eisner Award-Winning Asterios Polyp.

What They Are Saying About Asterios Polyp

“A beautifully executed love story.” Los Angeles Times

“Sprawling, trippy, moving and a hell of a lot fun.” Entertainment Weekly

Asterios Polyp is all the more remarkable because the achievement it represents is so delicate and ephemeral – it’s a tale that could only be told on the knife-edge where text and art come seamlessly together.”NPR

Awards

2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Graphic Novel Award – Inaugural

2010 Eisner Award Best New Graphic Novel

2010 Eisner Award Best Writer/Artist

2010 Eisner Award Best Lettering

What Is It All About

Funny enough, its about a man named Asterios Polyp who is a professor at Cornell University as well as an architect. After a lightning strike takes out his home, he decides to move to a random small town where he becomes an auto mechanic.

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