19 May '16, 8pm

Laura has read “Here”: Laura contemplates impermanence of the human experience. https://t.co/k7jqFkHNWA

Laura has read “Here”: Laura contemplates impermanence of the human experience. https://t.co/k7jqFkHNWA

Reviewed by Laura Kho, Associate Librarian, Public Library Operations In this age of YouTube, our consumption of visual media has reached unprecedented heights. Pop queen Beyoncé’s deliberate decision to release Lemonade as a full-length feature film even before making the music available for sale testifies amply to this. So I hope I am not alone when I somewhat abashedly confess that I find myself being increasingly drawn away from the written word and pulled towards pictorially-constructed books. Why this tinge of guilt? Perhaps because graphic novels seem like “easy reads”, with the task of visualization and imagination typically required of the reader fleshed out in full colour and detail by the illustrator. Exceptional graphic novels like Here by Richard McGuire, however, expose how groundless my accusations are. In the novel, the setting remains fixed throughout, tak...

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