Inherent Vice

Thomas Pynchon's new novel Inherent Vice follows one Doc Sportello -- a private detective whose intoxicant of choice is smoked rather than poured straight -- as he stumbles into a comically paranoid case that mashes up Raymond Chandler with Ken Kesey. The result: a sunshine-drenched (and acid-washed) version of L.A. noir.

 

Ward Sutton

 

Ward Sutton

 

Ward Sutton

 

Ward Sutton

 

Ward Sutton

 

Ward Sutton

 

Ward Sutton

 

Ward Sutton

 

Ward Sutton

 

Ward Sutton

 

Ward Sutton

 

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About the Columnist
Ward Sutton’s cartoons and illustrations have appeared in the Village Voice, TV Guide, Rolling Stone, Time, Esquire, The New Yorker, and on the Op-Ed page of the New York Times.

Ward's Drawn to Read appears monthly in the Barnes & Noble Review. Click here to see the complete Drawn to Read archive.

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