Books Patience by Daniel Clowes Hardcover, 177 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $29.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitlePatienceAuthorDaniel Clowes Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary A psychedelic science-fiction love story from the author of Ghost World veers from violent destruction to deeply personal tenderness. Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Comics & Graphic Novels Also by Daniel Clowes Twentieth Century Eightball The Death-Ray Mister Wonderful Ghost World The Green Hand and Other Stories See More Books Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Patience NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. In Daniel Clowes' Patience, a man turns to time travel after his true love is murdered. Daniel Clowes/Courtesy of Fantagraphics hide caption toggle caption Daniel Clowes/Courtesy of Fantagraphics Author Interviews Cartoonist Daniel Clowes On Time Travel And Giving Readers Their Money's Worth Fresh Air May 12, 2016 At 55, Clowes is one of the most influential artists in the independent comics world. His latest book, Patience, uses time travel to look at the ways random events can set a life on a new path. Cartoonist Daniel Clowes On Time Travel And Giving Readers Their Money's Worth Listen · 19:25 19:25 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/477352896/477817392" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews True Love And Time Travel In 'Patience' March 22, 2016 Comic artist Dan Clowes takes a new direction in his latest graphic novel — which starts with a rare moment of happiness for its main characters. Does it last? Spoiler alert: No.