WORD Presents: Bob Eckstein for THE ULTIMATE CARTOON BOOK OF BOOK CARTOONS

04/23/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Join us at WORD for a panel discussion with Bob Eckstein, editor of the new book The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons, and contributors David Borchatrt and Nick Downes. You may recognize Bob's work from his book Footnotes From the World's Greatest Bookstores, which features a beautiful illustration of our Brooklyn store! 

Please note that admission to this event requires either a purchase of The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons OR a $5 admission voucher. Books and vouchers can be purchased online in advance or at the door on the day of the event; advance orders will be available for pickup at the store on the day of the event. The admission voucher functions like a gift card and is good toward $5 off anything in store at WORD on the day of the event only. 

ABOUT THE BOOK

This exuberant collection of cartoons is an enthusiastic love letter to books and bookstores. The cartoons celebrate and critique the literary world through the work of thirty-three of the masters of cartoon art, including Sam Gross, Roz Chast, Arnie Levin, Danny Shanahan, Peter Steiner, Mick Stevens, Nick Downes, Liza Donnelly, Bob Mankoff, and Michael Maslin. Many of the cartoons have been published in the New Yorker, while others are published here for the first time.

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Bob Eckstein is an award-winning illustrator, New York Times bestseller and New Yorker cartoonist. He is also the author of The Illustrated History of the Snowman and he has been interviewed over 100 times on TV and radio as the world’s leading snowman expert.

David Borchart is a cartoonist for The New Yorker, and his cartoons have appeared in Esquire and Time magazine.

Nick Downes is a New Yorker cartoonist and his cartoons appear worldwide. He’s responsible for some of the most iconic greeting cards. 
 

The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781616898045
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Princeton Architectural Press - April 2nd, 2019

This exuberant collection of cartoons is an enthusiastic love letter to books and bookstores. The cartoons celebrate and critique the literary world through the work of thirty-three of the masters of cartoon art, including Sam Gross, Roz Chast, Arnie Levin, Danny Shanahan, Peter Steiner, Mick Stevens, Nick Downes, Liza Donnelly, Bob Mankoff, and Michael Maslin.


$5.00
SKU: bobvoucher

$5 admission to this event at our Brooklyn store. Your $5 admission voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store on the night of the event only.