Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary (Hardcover)
An Existential Comic Diary
Houghton Mifflin, 9780618945191, 242pp.
Publication Date: January 3, 2012
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Praise For Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary…
"Keshni Kashyap's words and Mari Araki's illustrations combine to wonderful effect in this honest and funny graphic novel." —Entertainment Weekly"Tina Fey's snarky humor in a teenager's body and we really can't get enough." —Nylon Magazine "Instead of just charting the discoveries of a smart kid's adolescence, Tina's Mouth can make you feel them. This is familiar material, yes, but it's familiar in the way of philosophy and pop songs can be: At their best, the breathless feelings, dramatized by Kashyap and Araki might match up to a corresponding one in you—and then set it off like fireworks." — San Francisco Weekly "Slangy and funny and honest, like a mix of John Hughes, J.D. Salinger and Marjane Satrapi." — The A.V. Club A "charming coming-of-age tale." --Publishers Weekly "Kashyap's story is clever and genuinely felt...Araki's quirky black-and-white art suits the story well and amplifies the tide of events...A complete package that gives both Sartre and Tina their due." — Booklist, STARRED review "With her deadpan wit and gift for observation, Kashyap’s Tina brings to mind any number of disaffected teens, but she is also, at heart, a very good girl. A charming, hip, illustrated coming-of-age tale." — Kirkus Reviews "A completely charming voice...will delight fans of Sartre and Salinger alike." — Aimee Bender, author of The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake "Kashyap perfectly captures the universal angst of high school and puts her own unique, wickedly smart spin on it." —Janelle Brown, author of All We Ever Wanted Was Everything "Kashyap captures the high school universe and articulates teenage angst with a finesse and dry wit that will charm fans of Catcher in the Rye and Juno." — Hyphen Magazine