Acclaimed cartoonist Lucy Knisley (French Milk, Relish) got an opportunity that most only dream of: a travel-expenses-paid trip to Europe/Scandinavia, thanks to a book tour. An Age of License is Knisley’s comics travel memoir recounting her charming (and romantic!) adventures.
Burma Recommended Reading • • • Burma during World War II gave birth to the CIA in its first manifestation as the OSS, & the modern development of guerilla war tactics via the escapades of the British Chindit brigades. As the central front in the China-Burma-India Theater, it was also the scene of staggering amounts of suffering & heroism. The author avoids chest-thumping histrionics & calmly details one jaw-dropping feat after another.