Cecil and Jordan in New York (Paperback)

By Gabrielle Bell

Uncivilized Books, 9781941250266, 142pp.

Publication Date: October 16, 2018

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (3/17/2009)

List Price: 19.95*
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Gabrielle Bell's acclaimed collection explores a spectrum of human experience that ranges from the quotidian to the fantastical while always maintaining reliability. The characters of these stories, represented with a spare line, are deeply compelling, even in the finest minutiae of their struggles and triumphs. Culled from numerous anthologies, Cecil & Jordan in New York collects the best of Bell's short stories and solidifies her place among today's top cartoonists. This new softcover edition includes additional hard-to-find material not previously included in the original edition.

Gabrielle Bell's work has been selected several times for Best American Comics and the Yale Anthology of Graphic Fiction, and has been featured in McSweeney's, The Believer, Bookworm, and Vice magazines. Her story, "Cecil and Jordan In New York," was turned into a film by Michel Gondry. The Voyeurs was named one of the best Graphic Novels of the year by Publishers Weekly. Bell's most recent book, Everything is Flammable, was on multiple best of 2017 lists, including Kirkus Reviews, Entertainment Weekly, and Publishers Weekly's Critics Poll. Gabrielle Bell currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.