From the Liana Finck and Bob Eckstein joint appearance last night at the Barnes & Noble at 86th & Lexington. Their respective (new) books can be seen on the big screen behind them.
Ms. Finck began contributing to The New Yorker in 2013.
Mr. Eckstein began contributing to The New Yorker in 2007.
— photo courtesy of Bob Eckstein
From The Huffington Post, November 6, 2018, “A Visual Interview with Liana Finck” — this illustrated interview with Ms. Finck, whose well received graphic memoir, Passing for Human was recently released.
Bob Eckstein at Book Culture
A reminder that New Yorker cartoonist and world’s leading authority on the snowman will be at Book Culture this evening discussing his latest book, The Illustrated History of The Snowman. All the info here.
Liza Donnelly at Barnard College
Another reminder: “Power Talk with Liza Donnelly” is tonight at Barnard College — Ms. Donnelly was recently named by Barnard as a distinguished fellow. The interview will take place at 6:30 in the James Room of Barnard Hall. — all the details here.
Liana Finck‘s latest book, Passing For Human, is out today via Random House. Here’s a feature in Vogue as well as a couple of reviews: New York Journal of Books, and The Guardian.
Ms. Finck began contributing to The New Yorker in 2013. Her previous book was A Bintel Brief, published by Ecco Press in 2013.
Liana Finck’s Pigeons
From The New York Times, September 11, 2018, “A Cartoonist’s Flock of Pigeons Fit for Fashion Week”
And...listen to “A Graphic Memoir on Finding Your True Self” — a fifteen minute interview with Ms. Finck on WNYC (broadcast September 11, 2018)
— Ms. Finck has been contributing to the New Yorker since 2013. Her next book, Passing For Human, is out September 18.
Bob Eckstein at the Writer’s Digest Conference
From the New Yorker‘s Culture Desk, September 11, 2018, “A Sketchbook Of The Writer’s Digest Annual Conference”
— Mr. Eckstein has been contributing to The New Yorker since 2007. He is the author of the just released Illustrated History of The Snowman.
Marcellus Hall’s Debut Graphic Novel
New Yorker artist Marcellus Hall’s debut graphic novel, Kaleidoscope City will be out next month.
From the publisher:
“A lone man navigates the streets of Kaleidoscope City in the aftermath of a broken romance. Buoyed by his curiosity and a search for meaning, with sketchbook in hand, he finds inspiration in unexpected places, from far-flung neighborhoods to fleeting glimpses of a mysterious woman.” Info here!
Mr. Hall’s website
Liana Finck’ s “Passing For Human” Cover
New Yorker cartoonist Liana Finck has posted the cover of her upcoming graphic memoir, Passing For Human ( Random House, September 18).
From the publisher:
“A visually arresting graphic memoir about a young artist struggling against what’s expected of her as a woman, and learning to accept her true self.”
Link here for more info.
50 Years Ago Today
I’m not one for remembering death dates, but this is one to note: One of the New Yorker‘s cartoon gods, Peter Arno, died 50 years ago today. Here’s the headline on the front page of The New York Times, February 23, 1968.