{Free Epub} ⚷ Syncopated: An Anthology of Nonfiction Picto-Essays ç eBook or E-pub free

Beautiful and moving essays in comic form Very much worth reading. I was attracted to the nonfiction aspect of this book as I don t typically choose graphic novels The stories and illustrations were varied and intriguing I can t imagine any other way I d be interested in hay baling The essays are short and easily consumed I finished the book in one sitting. This was a phenomenal collection of stories for its historical relevance rather than its graphical prowess In fact, forget the graphical portrayal which I ve been harangued for overindulging in recently that is ultimately the only bond any of these stories have Rather, look at these small vignettes as an introduction to lesser known pieces of our historical calendar The historical relevance of a different layout to the typewriter keyboardNate Powell s powerful and spiteful remembrance of This was a phenomenal collection of stories for its historical relevance rather than its graphical prowess In fact, forget the graphical portrayal which I ve been harangued for overindulging in recently that is ultimately the only bond any of these stories have Rather, look at these small vignettes as an introduction to lesser known pieces of our historical calendar The historical relevance of a different layout to the typewriter keyboardNate Powell s powerful and spiteful remembrance of the mass murder of hundreds and possibly even thousands of black Tulsans over one man accidentally touching a young white woman s armthe retelling of events at Guantanamo Bay that isconcentration camp than military prisonand even something so simple as the farming of a field It s hard to express how fulfilling a read this book was to me, but I can say with no lack of gravity that this was one of the finer investments of my time so far this year A graphical comic style collection of authors short works along with a fair amount of text for many Themes are highly varied from learning to bale hay, prisoner torture at Gitmo, W.Side tunnel artists, Coney Island, musician busker sketches from NY subway, Dvorak typing keyboard,I learned a lot of unique true stories, serious, funny, sad, inspirational, introspective It s easy to digest the 149 pages in a sitting or two The book title comes from the editor s love of syncopated music A graphical comic style collection of authors short works along with a fair amount of text for many Themes are highly varied from learning to bale hay, prisoner torture at Gitmo, W.Side tunnel artists, Coney Island, musician busker sketches from NY subway, Dvorak typing keyboard,I learned a lot of unique true stories, serious, funny, sad, inspirational, introspective It s easy to digest the 149 pages in a sitting or two The book title comes from the editor s love of syncopated music, placing the stress on the weak beat between the unusually dominant beats Each writer is stressing a weak or unaccented beat with their piece Interesting without being fascinating Would have benefited from a stronger editorial vision and some artistic consistency. Oh I just loved this An anthology of interesting non fiction graphic stories by a good mix of artists Discovered a lot of great artists and writers which is always what I m looking for from an anthology. Odd, fun, cool So many real life stories in here that I was surprised to find myself interested in or moved by. A nice collection of graphic essays I really enjoyed the painful history lesson on the Tulsa race riots masacre and the art of the Westside NYC Subway tunnels I highly recommend. {Free Epub} ⚜ Syncopated: An Anthology of Nonfiction Picto-Essays É The stories in Syncopated challenge convention, provide perspective, and search out secret truths all in the inviting, accessible form of comicsSyncopated will give you a daringly different view of the past from the history of vintage postcards to the glory days of old Coney Island It will immerse you in fascinating subcultures, from the secret world of graffiti artists to the chess champs of Greenwich Village And it will open your eyes to pieces of forgotten history for example, the Tulsa race riots ofand to new perspectives on critical current events, such as the interrogation of prisoners at Guant namo Bay These picto essays encompass memoir, history, journalism, and biography in varied visual styles each handpicked by Brendan Burford, one of America s top editors Pretentious title, but some pretty solid works inside Nothing essential, but it s solid comics.