Long Story Short

100 Classic Books in Three Panels
by Lisa Brown

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Literature is long. Comics are short.
Does Proust get you down? Do you find The Unbearable Lightness of Being simply unbearable? Is The Inferno your own private hell? Do you long to be conversant about classics like Moby Dick, the Bhagavad Gita, Madame Bovary, and, um, Twilight?
Bestselling illustrator Lisa Brown (The Airport Book; Baby, Mix Me a Drink) did...

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Published By Algonquin Books

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 80

Publication Date 04/07/2020

ISBN 9781616205034

Dimensions 8.5 inches x 7.5 inches

"You probably began this quarantine with dreams of rereading Moby-Dick or Persuasion. But if you’re like me, you’re finding it hard to concentrate on anything more than a tweet. Fortunately, Lisa Brown has just published Long Story Short, a witty collection of cartoon book reviews."
Ron Charles, The Washington Post

"A collection of three-panel comics that slyly condense hefty works of literature."
Lucy Knisley, author and illustrator of Relish: My Life in the Kitchen

"It’s lighter than CliffsNotes and quite possibly more entertaining than the originals (the horror, the horror!)"