2.13.2010

Reading what I own

Woke up to make coffee and re-read the 2nd half of the award-winning STITCHES graphic memoir by David Small. I talked about it here last year, after picking up a copy at the Book Expo convention. Then I placed the book in the attic library among my other treasures.



I was reminded of the touching and troubling personal story and why I left it on the night table, to re-read and browse through from time to time. He works magic with his ink and shading, evoking his troubled youth and his saving grace... ART. A reminder to us all, the importance of art in a young person's life.

Off to run some errands and hit the B&N in Bayside, to browse and pick up a few things.

1 comment:

Kerry said...

Reading what you own... what a simple and yet impossible challenge! I'm working on some galleys I received last year as we speak. Can't keep up with the mail, honestly! Hope you had a good (read: uninterrupted!) trip to B&N.