145.204.01, Fall 2021

Bayoumi, Soha, Fall 2021
Eisenhower Reserves
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Dana Walrath. 2013 .

Walrath, Dana,

"A graphic memoir of the author's experiences of her mother's battle with dementia. Illustrates the two-way nature of storytelling as a process that heals both the giver and the receiver of story"--
Roz Chast. 2014 .

Chast, Roz,

Spanning the last several years of the author's parent's lives and told through a mixture of cartoons, family photos, and documents, this memoir aims to provide both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents. When it came to her…

5. Freedom Hospital Book , Print in English

Hamid Sulaiman ; translated by Francesca Barrie. 2018 .

Sulaiman, Hamid, 1986-

"It is spring 2012 and 40,000 people have died since the start of the Syrian Arab Spring. In the wake of this, Yasmine has set up a clandestine hospital in the north of the country. Her town is controlled by Assad's brutal regime, but is relatively stable. However, as the months…

7. Lighter than my shadow Book , Print in English

Katie Green. 2017 .

Green, Katie (Illustrator),

"A graphic memoir of eating disorders, abuse and recovery. Lighter Than My Shadow is a hand-drawn story of struggle and recovery, a trip into the black heart of a taboo illness; an exposure of those who are so weak as to prey on the weak, and an inspiration to anybody who…
written by Sherine Hamdy and Coleman Nye ; illustrated by Sarula Bao and Caroline Brewer… 2017 .

Hamdy, Sherine, 1975-

"Anna is the daughter of Americans working in Cairo. But she feels more at home with the humble family of her friend Layla, who lives in the doorman's shack adjacent to Anna's apartment building. As the women grow up, their unlikely friendship is put to the test as they each face…
by Ellen Forney. 2012 .

Forney, Ellen.

"Shortly before her thirtieth birthday, Ellen Forney was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Flagrantly manic but terrified that medications would cause her to lose her creativity and livelihood, she began a years-long struggle to find mental stability without losing herself or her…

10. Mis(h)adra Book , Print in English

Iasmin Omar Ata. 2017 .

Ata, Iasmin Omar,

College student Isaac struggles to manage his epilepsy and his day-to-day life. His medication does not seem to work, the doctors won't listen, the schoolwork keeps piling up, his family is in denial about his condition, and his social life falls apart as he feels isolated by his…

12. RX : a graphic memoir Book , Print in English

Rachel Lindsay. 2018 .

Lindsay, Rachel,

"In her early twenties in New York City, diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Rachel Lindsay takes a job in advertising in order to secure healthcare coverage for her treatment. But work takes a strange turn when she suddenly finds herself on the other side of the curtain, developing…

13. Stitches : a memoir-- Book , Print in English

David Small. 2009 .

Small, David, 1945-

Finalist for the 2009 National Book Award and finalist for two 2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards: the prize-winning children's author depicts a childhood from hell in this searing yet redemptive graphic memoir. One day David Small awoke from a supposedly harmless operation…

14. The story of my tits Book , Print in English

Jennifer Hayden. 2015 .

Hayden, Jennifer,

"When Jennifer Hayden was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 43, she realized that her tits told a story. Across a lifetime, they'd held so many meanings: hope and fear, pride and embarrassment, life and death. And then they were gone. Now, their story has become a way of…

15. With the light : raising an autistic child Book , Print in English

Keiko Tobe. 2007 .

Tobe, Keiko.

"Born during the sunrise - an auspicious beginning - the Azumas' newborn son is named Hikaru, which means "light." But during one play date, his mother notices that her son is slightly different from the other children. In this alternately heartwarming and bittersweet tale, a…

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