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Great Books that Would Make Bad Musicals

Not all great books would make great musicals.

Pain and the Closet: Orlando and Alison Bechdel

Following the aftermath of the Orlando shooting, Priya Sridhar talks about what it means to be in the closet.

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 ...

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 ...

I Expected Batman and Robin, Not Pornography

Offended by “shocking” material presented in her 200-level college English course, a woman who has presumably never read The Killing Joke ...

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 ...

My Kryptonite: Graphic Memoir

While we at the Panels take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some ...

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 ...

Guess a Book By Its Cover: A Quiz

Put your book cover skills to the test and try to guess the cover from the image, then check your ...