Book of Interest: Jason Polan’s Every Person in New York; Two Interviews: Marisa Acocella Marchetto, Roz Chast; Evan Forsch’s Coloring Book

 

 

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Just out from Chronicle Books, Jason Polan‘s Every Person in New York.

Further reading: Here’s a profile of Mr. Polan in Vice from September of last year

(my thanks to Bob Eckstein for bringing this to my attention)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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From WWD, August 20, 2015, “Marisa Acocella Marchetto Returns with ‘Ann Tenna: A novel'”

 

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cover-book11nf_chast_credit_bill_franzenFrom The Recorder, August 19, 2015, “Roz Chast: a born cartoonist”

 

 

 

 

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evan CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform has just published Coloring Magic by Evan Forsch.

Link here to Mr. Forsch’s website

Fave Photo of the Day, Pt.2; A 1973 Profile of William Hamilton; John Updike & Cartoons

Ken, Bob & Pat Chicago Feb 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fave Photo of the Day: (l-r) Ken Krimstein, Bob Eckstein and Pat Byrnes in Chicago this week.

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From The Stripper’s Guide, February 5, 2015, “News of Yore 1973: William Hamilton Profiled” — this piece by Lenora Williamson that originally appeared in Editor & Publisher, April 7 1973

(thanks to Mike Lynch for bringing this to my attention)

Link here to see some of William Hamilton’s New Yorker work.

 

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From The Paris Review, “Portrait of the Artist as a Young Fan” — this piece by Jeet Heer on John Updike’s relationship with cartoons.

 

 

 

 

Fave Photo of the Day: Ware & Eckstein; RISD exhibits Album Covers

Ware & BobFrom Bob Eckstein’s Facebook post, this photo   of he and Chris Ware at the Chicago Cultural Center’s film premiere of Hairy Who.

(photo by Meg Handler Photography)

 

 

 

 

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Sorel lp coverFrom The Providence Journal, February 8, 2015, “RISD exhibit: Album covers were just another canvas for artists” — this story about a current exhibition of album cover art.  The exhibit includes work by William Steig, Arnold Roth,and  Edward Sorel.

( left: A Sorel album cover)