Cecil and Jordan in New York: Stories by Gabrielle Bell by Gabrielle BellCecil and Jordan in New York: Stories by Gabrielle Bell by Gabrielle Bell

Cecil and Jordan in New York: Stories by Gabrielle Bell

byGabrielle Bell

Hardcover | November 30, 2008

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Gabrielle Bell splits her cartooning time between creating wry sketchbook autobiographical comics, such as those included in her 2006 graphic novel, Lucky, and working on more detailed fictional short stories. This collection represents her short comics work that has been published in various anthologiesover the past five years, including Kramer's Ergot, Mome, and The D+Q Showcase Book Four. The surrealist title story, in which a young woman turns herself into a chair so as not to be too much of a bother to those around her, is being adapted into the short film, Interior Design, by director Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Science of Sleep) as part of the forthcoming Tokyo! trilogy set for fall 2008 release.
Born in London, Gabrielle Bell grew up in California. As a teenager, she decided to become a writer, eventually moving to San Francisco where she took art classes and began her career as a cartoonist. In 2003 she moved to New York, and published When I'm Old and Other Stories with Alternative Comics, contributed to several anthologies,...
Title:Cecil and Jordan in New York: Stories by Gabrielle BellFormat:HardcoverDimensions:112 pages, 8.99 × 7.31 × 0.8 inPublished:November 30, 2008Publisher:Drawn & QuarterlyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1897299575

ISBN - 13:9781897299579

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Editorial Reviews

With a selective eye for detail and a knack for capturing tart dialogue, Bell squeezes joy from an underemployed and underrealized 20-something existence.