Heimat: A German Family Album
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ISBN : 9780241183564
Category : Germany
Format : Hardback
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Krug's new visual memoir is a mazy and ingenious reckoning with the past . . . She is a tenacious investigator, ferreting out stories from the wispiest hints - a rumor or a mysterious photograph. (The New York Times)

Extraordinary . . . The curious appeal of Krug's graphic memoir is that it never fully loses itself in the act of storytelling but constantly stops to turn over and reassess the means at its disposal. (The Guardian)

Remarkable (The Observer)

Bracing honesty ... the informal feel and arresting candor of a diary (Françoise Mouly New Yorker)

One of the greatest books of the year. (Anne-Dore Krohn, literary critic at RBB Kulturradio)

A spectacular debut . . . enormously clever (Denis Scheck, German literary critic)

Krug probes her family's actions in Nazi Germany, conducting interviews and roaming archives and flea markets. She confronts past and present in a book that's been praised for its invention and bravery. (The Guardian, 'The 50 biggest books of autumn 2018')

Heimat is an astoundingly honest book that conducts a devastating - and irresistible - investigation into one family's struggle with the forces of history. I could not stop reading it and when I was done I could not stop thinking about it. By going so deeply into her family's history, Krug has in some ways written about us all (Sebastian Junger author of The Perfect Storm)

Nora Krug is a German-American author, illustrator and associate professor in the Illustration Program at the Parsons School of Design in New York City. Her drawings and visual narratives have appeared in publications including The New York Times, the Guardian and le Monde Diplomatique, and in a number of anthologies. A recipient of numerous prestigious fellowships, her books are included in the Library of Congress and the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Columbia University. Her illustrations have been recognized with three gold medals from the Society of Illustrators and a Silver Cube from the New York Art Directors Club. Krug's work has been exhibited internationally, and her animations shown at the Sundance Film Festival.

 



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