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Not Just Superheroes – 15 New Graphic Non-Fiction Books

    What’s your favorite genre? Memoir? True crime? History?
    There are hundreds of graphic novels in these genres and others!
    No matter your interest, we can help you find graphic titles to try – here are 15 new and upcoming non-fiction graphic novels:



    At Waregem: The Last Weeks of World War One by Ivan Petrus
    A historical title depicting that final weeks of the First World War.
    At Waregem can be requested here

    Back, Sack, Crack & Brain: A Rather Graphic Novel About Living With Embarrassing Health Problems by Robert Wells
    For anyone who has ever felt let down by their doctors, this is the warm and witty story of a man’s battle with his own body. 
    Back, Sack, Crack & Brain will be released May 28th and can be put on hold here.

    Blues for Lady Day: The Story of Billie Holiday by Paolo Parisi
    Told through short biographical fragments, this is the story of Billie Holiday, one of the greatest jazz singers of all time. 
    Blues for Lady Day will be released May 15th and can be put on hold here.

    Cannabis: The Illegalization of Weed in America by Box Brown
    A rich, entertaining, and thoroughly researched graphic essay on the legacy of cannabis legislation in America.
    Cannabis can be requested here.

    Credo: The Rose Wilder Lane Story by Peter Bagge
    The fascinating, deeply researched life story of the feminist founder of the American libertarian movement. 
    Credo will be released April 16th and can be put on hold here.

    A Fire Story by Brian Fies
    A firsthand account of the tragic October 9th, 2017 Northern California wildfires.
    A Fire Story can be requested here.

    Fortune and Glory: A True Hollywood Comic Book Story by Brian Michael Bendis
    The story of the author’s attempts to break into Hollywood by writing screenplays for his own comics.
    Fortune and Glory will be released April 16th and can be put on hold here.

    Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe
    More than a personal story: a useful and touching guide on gender identity—what it means and how to think about it—for advocates, friends, and humans everywhere.
    Gender Queer will be released May 28th and can be put on hold here.

    Graphic Reproduction: A Comics Anthology, edited by Jenell Johnson
    This multi-author anthology delves deeply into the messy and often taboo subject of human reproduction.
    Graphic Reproduction will be released May 2nd and can be put on hold here.

    Grass by Keum Suk Gendry-kim
    A true story of a Korean comfort woman that documents how the atrocity of war devastates women’s lives.
    Grass will be released June 4th and can be put on hold here.

    I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir by Malaka Gharib
    A triumphant tale of self-discovery, a celebration of a family’s rich heritage, and a love letter to American immigrant freedom.
    I Was Their American Dream will be released April 30th and can be put on hold here.

    Nobody’s Fool: The Life and Times of Schlitzie the Pinhead by Bill Griffith
    This biography provides never-before-revealed details of the life of the American sideshow performer, offering a unique look into his world and restoring dignity to his life by recognizing his contributions to popular culture.
    Nobody’s Fool can be requested here.

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