Isabel Greenberg | 'Graphic novels are a medium, not a genre'

Isabel Greenberg | 'Graphic novels are a medium, not a genre'

If Isabel Greenberg’s third graphic novel, Glass Town, is better than her first two—as she believes—then Jonathan Cape may have a hit on its hands. Her first, The Encyclopedia of Early Earth, was a breakout success: a spin-off of her Cape/Observer/Comica Graphic Short Story Prize-winning entry, the novel won two Eisner Awards, became a New York Times bestseller and was named Best Book at the British Comic Awards. Her follow-up, One Hundred Nights of Hero, was critically lauded: the Observer hailed it as “wondrously intricate; [an] instant classic” in a review so glowing it required re-readi...

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