Books Ben Katchor Books by Ben Katchor Ben Katchor has written books about: Comics & Graphic Novels Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Ben Katchor Book Reviews NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2013's Great Reads December 4, 2013 NPR staff and critics selected more than 200 standout titles. Now it's up to you: Choose your own adventure! Use our tags to search through books and find the perfect read. Critics' Lists: Summer 2013 The Funny (Touching, Fascinating) Pages: 5 Comics For Summer June 18, 2013 When's the last time you read a comic book? Here are five for summer, covering everything from tiny Finnish critters to Viennese punk rockers and musings on Anna Wintour. Writer Myla Goldberg says they represent a golden age in comic art. Book Reviews The Mundane World Illuminated In 'Hand-Drying In America' March 12, 2013 Comics veteran Ben Katchor's new book, Hand-Drying in America, examines the spaces we live and work in, and the ways we build and navigate through them. Critic Glen Weldon says Katchor's panels "celebrate the mundane world around us by revealing it to be anything but."