Books Spinning by Tillie Walden Hardcover, 395 pages, First Second, List Price: $22.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleSpinningAuthorTillie Walden Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Unable to conceive of a life beyond her competitive training regimen, a teen figure skater begins to question her unrelenting lifestyle in the wake of a growing passion for art and a first love with a new girlfriend. Genres: Young Adult Sports Nonfiction Comics & Graphic Novels Biography & Memoir Also by Tillie Walden On a Sunbeam Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Spinning Books 'It Would Have Changed My Life': Questions For Cartoonist Tillie Walden December 24, 2018 Tillie Walden's graphic memoir, Spinning, won a prestigious Eisner Award this summer. She says she wishes she'd had a book like it when she was young and coming to terms with her sexuality.