An Age of License: A Travelogue

AUTHOR: Lucy Knisley
PUBLISHER: Fantagraphics
LANGUAGE: English
DATE: 2014
PAGES: 195
ISBN:
9781606997680

Publisher’s Description

Midnight picnics at the Eiffel Tower; wine tastings paired with blowgun lessons; and romance in cafés, cemeteries, and at the Brandenberg Gate–these are just some of New York Times best-selling cartoonist Lucy Knisley’s experiences on her 2011 European book tour. An Age of License is both a graphic travelogue and a journal of her trip abroad. Fans of Knisley’s food-focused autobiography (French MilkRelish) savor her mouth-watering drawings and descriptions of culinary delights, seasons with cute cat cameos. But An Age of License is not all kittens and raclette crepes: Knisley’s account of her adventures is colored by anxieties about her life and career, depicted with fearlessness, relatability, and honesty, making An Age of License an Eat, Pray, Love for the Girls generation.

Inclusion Criteria

Author and artist Lucy Knisley identifies as bisexual.

Library Notes

Paperback. Purchased used by the library.

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