Diaries of War: Two Visual Accounts from Ukraine and Russia [A Graphic Novel History]

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6.5 X 9.9 X 0.7 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author
Nora Krug is the author and illustrator of the graphic memoir Belonging, the illustrator of adaptation of On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder, and an associate professor at Parsons School of Design in New York. Her drawings and visual narratives have appeared in the New York Times, The Guardian, and Le Monde diplomatique. Her short-form graphic biography, Kamikaze, about a surviving Japanese World War II pilot, was included in editions of Best American Comics and Best American Nonrequired Reading. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Maurice Sendak Foundation, Fulbright, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and has received gold medals from the Society of Illustrators and the New York Art Directors Club. She was named Illustrator of the Year by the Victoria and Albert Museum and was the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography in 2019.
"As in Belonging, with Diaries of War Krug incorporates her careful research and observation skills alongside attentive and thoughtful design and illustration to tell a multilayered story of the many emotional and psychic ravages of war."--NPR

"Side-by-side first-person narratives--one Ukrainian, one Russian--depict in heartbreaking detail the devastation of the war in Ukraine in this visceral work of graphic journalism . . . powerfully conveys the chaos that war wreaks on civilians."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"A necessarily sorrowful but insightful view of a war whose horrors are ongoing."--Kirkus Reviews