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Edward Gauvin

Edward Gauvin

·3.8·18,167 Ratings
“ Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates: Is it true? Is it necessary? Is it kind? ” ― Rumi
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  • The Killer, Volume One

    ·3.91·546 Ratings
    A man solitary and cold, methodical and unencumbered by scruples or regrets, the killer waits in the shadows, watching for his next target. And yet the longer he waits, the more he thinks he's losing his mind, if not his cool. A brutal, bloody and stylish
  • The Conductor and Other Tales

    ·3.84·95 Ratings
    First published in French in 1950 in a limited edition of 100 copies, then republished in 1953 (and enthusiastically praised by Andre Breton), "The Conductor and Other Tales" is Jean Ferry's only published book of fiction. It is a collection of short pros
  • Aama, Vol. 1: The Smell of Warm Dust (Aama, #1)

    ·3.86·477 Ratings
    In the distant future, Verloc Nim wakes up in the middle of nowhere suffering from complete amnesia. He remembers nothing of his former life. But when Verloc is handed his diary by a robot-ape called Churchill, he is able to revisit his past. His life, he
  • Weapons of Mass Diplomacy

    ·4.13·340 Ratings
    Following 9/11, President Bush’s “War on Terror” with plans to invade Iraq erupted into a cultural clash between French reluctance and American assurance over the case for “Weapons of Mass Destruction.” In Weapons of Mass Diplomacy, diplomat Abe
  • We Won't See Auschwitz

    ·3.2·208 Ratings
    When his grandmother dies, Jeremie and his elder brother want to learn more about their family's Polish roots. But Jeremie is less interested in finding out about how the Holocaust affected his family, and more interested to understand what it means to be
  • Last Days of an Immortal

    ·3.66·373 Ratings
    When you live forever, what will you live for?In our distant future, science will provide access to eternal life. With immortality a universal constant, the concept of crime takes on a new definition, giving rise to the “Philosophical Police”, agents
  • Best of Enemies: A History of US and Middle East Relations, Part One: 1783-1953

    ·3.66·271 Ratings
    “Best of Enemies is surely destined to stand alongside Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis as a graphic history of the Middle East. A must read for anyone interested in learning, or teaching, about the region.”—Mark Levine, professor of history at UC-Irv
  • A Chinese Life

    ·3.92·508 Ratings
    A Chinese Life is an astonishing graphic novel set against the backdrop of the creation of the People’s Republic of China in 1949. This distinctively drawn work chronicles the rise and reign of Chairman Mao Zedong, and his sweeping, often cataclysmic vi
  • A Game for Swallows: To Die, to Leave, to Return

    ·3.76·2,157 Ratings
    When Zeina was born, the civil war in Lebanon had been going on for six years, so it's just a normal part of life for her and her parents and little brother. The city of Beirut is cut in two, separated by bricks and sandbags and threatened by snipers and
  • I Remember Beirut

    ·3.53·852 Ratings
    Zeina Abirached, author of the award-winning graphic novel A Game for Swallows, returns with a powerful collection of wartime memories. Abirached was born in Lebanon in 1981. She grew up in Beirut as fighting between Christians and Muslims divided the cit
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