#Alison Bechdel

Books That Helped Me Grieve for My Mother

A personal list of books that helped one reader grieve.

Beyond Bechdel: A Brief History of Queer Comics

Heather takes us on a brief history tour of queer comics.

FUN HOME: 10 Years on Paper, 2 Years in Song

Fun Home is both a comic and a musical, and each format has its own strengths.

5 Books I (and Nick Hornby) Recommend

I’ve been reading Ten Years in the Tub by Nick Hornby for one hundred and sixty-one days (I know this because I obsessively ...

The Definitive Guide to Picking Up Women at a Bookstore

Why hello there. It looks like you’ve Googled “How to Pick Up Women at a Bookstore.” Before we begin, a ...

Peek Over Our Shoulders: What Panelteers Are Reading in September 2015

In this feature at Panels, we take a look at what the Panelteers are reading this month. These are the ...

Oh, Comics! Podcast #44: Fun Home

Oh, Comics! is a weekly chat show about the wild and wooly world of comics, hosted by Paul Montgomery and Preeti ...

Dear Duke Students, Life Gets Uncomfortable

Hey incoming Duke freshmen, I heard that many of you are troubled by Fun Home by Alison Bechdel, a graphic novel ...

7 Cures for Your Book Hangover

A friend of mine recently finished Uprooted by Naomi Novik, which I’d given her for her birthday. She texted me ...

August 2015 Book of the Month: FUN HOME

Can you imagine growing up in a funeral home? On August 31st, Preeti and I will be pondering just that ...

Peek Over Our Shoulders: What Panelteers Are Reading in June 2015

In this feature at Panels, we take a look at what the Panelteers are reading this month. These are the ...

Read Harder Recommendations: Standalone Graphic Novels

The Panels 2015 Read Harder Challenge consists of 26 challenge categories spanning the breadth and depth of all things that ...

Read Harder Recommendations: Comics that Feature LGBTQ Characters

The Panels 2015 Read Harder Challenge consists of 26 challenge categories spanning the breadth and depth of all things that ...

August Book Adaptation News!

Lots of films, television shows, mini-series, and musicals all find their origins in books. If you are someone who wants ...

An LGBTQ TBR List For Any Occasion

I recently had the pleasure of reading Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders. The authors of the memoir, Diane ...