Audrey Niffenegger, the New York Times bestselling author of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry, has crafted her first graphic novel after the success of her two critically acclaimed “novels-in-pictures.” First serialized as a weekly column in the UK’s Guardian newspaper,The Night Bookmobile tells the story of a wistful woman who one night encounters a mysterious disappearing library on wheels that contains every book she has ever read. Seeing her history and most intimate self in this library, she embarks on a search for the bookmobile. But her search turns into an obsession, as she longs to be reunited with her own collection and memories.
The Night Bookmobile is a haunting tale of both transcendence and the passion for books, and features the evocative full-color pen-and-ink work of one of the world’s most beloved storytellers.You can read the serialization of the novel from the London Guardian Web site. More information on other books, stories, etc can be found at her Web site, AudreyNiffenegger.com. And... if you buy the book, you can send it to her and she'll sign it for you (& send it back, of course).
Labels: Audrey Niffenegger, graphic novels, Illustrated novel, new release, The Night Bookmobile