Building Stories: Building Stories ($28, originally $50) by Chris Ware is a colorful keepsake box that will intrigue anyone sitting around a coffee table. This innovative graphic novel contains 14 items, including books, booklets, magazines, newspapers, and pamphlets, to keep readers thoroughly engaged.
Jimmy Corrigan- Chris Ware It is the tragic autobiography of an office dogsbody in Chicago who one day meets the father who abandoned him as a child. With a subtle, complex and moving story and the drawings that are as simple and original as they are strikingly beautiful, Jimmy Corrigan is a book unlike any other and certainly not to be missed.
Griffin and Sabine: An Extraordinary Correspondence, Nick Bantock If you’d be thrilled at the idea of picking through the mail of two artists engaged in a tempestuous love affair (and um, who wouldn’t?), this book is for you. The epistolary romance literally plays out in your hands — extraordinary indeed.