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Readers are blown away by A BOY'S OWN STORY!

January 10, 2023

Edmund White’s A Boy’s Own Story: The Graphic Novel has just hit stores, and readers are loving it:

  • Featured in Interview Magazine, Harper’s Magazine, and The Daily Beast
  • "A provocative coming-of-age story, adapted for a new generation of readers, offering further insight and emotional depth to a landmark work in the panoply of LGBTQ fiction." —John Irving, author of The World According to Garp and The Cider House Rules
  • "This is a vivid and sensuous new take on White’s coming-of-age classic." —Alison Bechdel, author of Fun Home and The Secret to Superhuman Strength
  • "A revelatory account of growing up gay, Edmund White’s A Boy’s Own Story is an honest, affecting graphic memoir." —Foreword Reviews
  • "This artful, heartfelt adaptation illuminates a modern classic for a new generation of readers." —Publishers Weekly
  • A Boy’s Own Story is lyrical, witty, unabashed, and authentic…The poetic nuances of White’s language float across sumptuously painted panels that evoke 1950s Cincinnati, 1980s Paris, and every dreamlike moment in between.”Graphic Policy
  • “[A Boy’s Own Story] is made artfully new, transformed into an impressive, dazzling graphic novel.” Shelf Awareness

Edmund White's A Boy's Own Story: The Graphic Novel
by Edmund White, Brian Alessandro, Michael Carroll, and Igor Karash

ISBN 978-1-60309-508-2 | Diamond: JUN229347 | $29.99 (US) | 264 pages
11.25" x 7.75" | For mature readers
Available now!
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