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BK: Anne Elizabeth Moore presents BODY HORROR with Amy Rose Spiegel

    05/10/2017 - 7:00pm

    This event will take place in our Brooklyn store.

    Every day, heinous acts are perpetrated on women's bodies in this political economy—whether for entertainment, in the guise of medicine, or due to the conditions of labor that propel consumerism. In Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes, award-winning journalist and Fulbright scholar Anne Elizabeth Moore explores the global toll of capitalism on women with thorough research and surprising humor. The essays range from probing journalistic investigations, such as Moore’s reporting on the labor conditions of the Cambodian garment industry, to the uncomfortably personal, as when Moore, who suffers from several autoimmune disorders, examines her experiences seeking care and community in the increasingly complicated (and problematic) American healthcare system. Featuring illustrations by Xander Marro, Body Horror is a fascinating and revealing portrait of the gore of contemporary American culture and politics.

    Anne Elizabeth Moore is the author of Unmarketable, Cambodian Grrrl, and Threadbare, former editor and co-publisher of the now-defunct Punk Planet, the founding editor of Best American Comics, a Fulbright scholar, and a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow. In 2016, she was awarded the third Write A House permanent fellowship and currently resides in Detroit.

    Amy Rose Spiegel is a writer, the author of Action: A Book About Sex, and the editor-in-chief of Talkhouse Music. She likes a mean meatloaf and even meaner women.

    Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes Cover Image
    $16.95
    ISBN: 9781940430881
    Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
    Published: Curbside Splendor Publishing - May 9th, 2017

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    "Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2017" (Chicago Reader)


    Threadbare: Clothes, Sex, and Trafficking Cover Image
    By Anne Elizabeth Moore (Editor), The Ladydrawers (Illustrator)
    $13.95
    ISBN: 9781621067399
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Microcosm Publishing - May 3rd, 2016

    "Threadbare" draws the connections between the international sex and garment trades and human trafficking in a beautifully illustrated comics series. Anne Elizabeth Moore, in reports illustrated by top-notch comics creators, pulls at the threads of gender, labor, and cultural production to paint a concerning picture of a human rights in a globalized world.


    Cambodian Grrrl: Self-Publising in Phnom Penh Cover Image
    $7.95
    ISBN: 9781934620892
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Microcosm Publishing - September 3rd, 2011

    In Cambodian Grrrl: Self-Publishing in Phnom Penh, writer and independent publisher Anne Elizabeth Moore brings her experience in the American cultural underground to Cambodia, a country known mostly for the savage extermination of around 2 million of its own under the four-year reign of the Khmer Rouge.


    Action: A Book about Sex Cover Image
    $15.99
    ISBN: 9781455534494
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 17th, 2016

    With whip-smart prose, reminiscent of Roxane Gay and Meghan Daum, ACTION interweaves Spiegel's own sexual autobiography with loving advice on one-night stands, relationships, and everything in between.