Books by Emmanuel Guibert
NPR stories about Emmanuel Guibert
Graphic novelist Emmanuel Guibert follows up his biography of his friend, WWII veteran Alan Cope, with a gentle, eloquent look at Cope's California childhood, perfectly familiar even 75 years later.
The Photographer is an unusual graphic novel that combines photos and illustrations to tell the story of a photojournalist's harrowing trip to Afghanistan with a medical team from Doctors Without Borders.
Looking to cozy up with some good books? Librarian Nancy Pearl has some great suggestions. Her list includes a somber, genre-defying graphic novel about Doctors Without Borders volunteers, and a whimsical first novel about a die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fan.
Your reading this summer may involve brushing the sand off page five — or firing up your Kindle. However you do it, we have some reading suggestions for you, straight from independent booksellers around the country.
After a chance meeting on a beach in France, a young illustrator and a World War II veteran collaborated to create Alan's War, a graphic novel that recounts an American GI's experiences in Europe.