The Night Bookmobile by Audrey Niffenegger

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Audrey Niffenegger, the New York Times bestselling author of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry, has crafted her first graphic novel after the success of her two critically acclaimed “novels-in-pictures.” First serialized as a weekly column in the UK’s Guardian newspaper, The Night Bookmobile tells the story of a wistful woman who one night encounters a mysterious disappearing library on wheels that contains every book she has ever read. Seeing her history and most intimate self in this library, she embarks on a search for the bookmobile. But her search turns into an obsession, as she longs to be reunited with her own collection and memories.

 

The Night Bookmobile is a haunting tale of both transcendence and the passion for books, and features the evocative full-color pen-and-ink work of one of the world’s most beloved storytellers.

 

About Audrey Niffenegger

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Audrey Niffenegger is the author of the international bestseller The Time Traveler's Wife, as well as Her Fearful Symmetry. She is also the author and illustrator of two Abrams “novels-in-pictures,” The Three Incestuous Sisters and The Adventuress. She lives in Chicago.
 
Published September 1, 2010 by Harry N. Abrams. 40 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Romance. Fiction

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Publishers Weekly

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Novelist and visual artist Niffenegger brings the dark dreaminess that characterized her bestselling novels to her first full-length graphic novel. After a fight with her boyfriend one night, Alexandr

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Los Angeles Times

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In Audrey Niffenegger's latest — a graphic novel — the heroine discovers there's a mysterious power in the universe keeping track of everything she's ever read, including her diary.

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Review (Barnes & Noble)

This first graphic novel by Audrey Niffenegger, the author of The Time Traveler's Wife, is a sugary, visual valentine to the joys of reading.

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The Roanoke Times

Seeing the quilts is like seeing a Modern Art Painting which was once the criteria, in large part, for Fine Art.

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Chicago Sun Times

Thoughts of the bookmobile obsessively haunt her, and she ultimately makes a fateful decision that is in keeping with the author's self-described ability "to find the dark side in pretty much anything."

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Story Circle Book Reviews

Sparse in words and rich in graphic drawings, this book is sure to delight book lovers and those searching for a unique reading experience.

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