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"Before you know it as the years go by, you're just like other people you have seen, with all those peculiar human ailments. Just another vehicle for temper and vanity and rashness and all the rest. Who wants it? Who needs it? These things occupy the place where a man's soul should be." -- Henderson the Rain King

Thursday, April 19, 2007

The Complete Maus

Book #13 of my '07 reading list was Art Spiegelman's award winning graphic novel/Holocaust memoir The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale.

There are a plethora of great resources (academic and otherwise) about this book on the web and I'm way behind on my book blogging so I'll just say that this one is a must read and leave you with this enticing quote:
"It would be almost impossible to overstate the influence of Maus among other artists" -- New York Times Magazine

Maus Resources on the web
Wikipedia entry
The Maus Fanlisting
NPR review

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