Picture This: Nearsighted Monkey by Lynda BarryPicture This: Nearsighted Monkey by Lynda Barry

Picture This: Nearsighted Monkey

byLynda Barry

Hardcover | October 13, 2010

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Lynda Barry singlehandedly created a literary genre all her own, the graphic-memoir-how-to, otherwise known as the bestselling, the acclaimed, but most importantly, the adored and the inspirational WHAT IT IS. The R.R. Donelley and Eisner Award-winning book posed, explored and answered the question "Do you think you can write?" Now with PICTURE THIS, Barry asks "Why do we stop drawing?" and "Why do we start?" It features the return of Barry's most beloved character, Marlys, and introduces a new one, the NearsightedMonkey.Like WHAT IT IS, PICTURE THIS is an inspirational, take home extension of Barry's traveling, continually sold out, and sought after workshop, Writing The Unthinkable.
LYNDA BARRY has worked as a painter, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, playwright, editor, commentator and teacher, and found they are very much alike. She lives in Wisconsin.
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Title:Picture This: Nearsighted MonkeyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:96 pages, 11.15 × 8.7 × 0.96 inPublished:October 13, 2010Publisher:Drawn & QuarterlyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1897299648

ISBN - 13:9781897299647

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What It Is is part diary, part showcase, part manifesto for the power of the imagination. It's bold and beautiful; angry and sad; joyful and loving and nervous.