Cartooning: Philosophy and Practice

Droll and deadpan, Ivan Brunetti's cartoons embody a sophisticated visual vocabulary. Now the master of economical lines and clean iconography shares his wisdom in fifteen insightful lessons, richly illustrated with his own drawings specifically tailored to the text.

April 21: " 'Pull' includes 'invitations to tea' at which one hears smiling reminders that a better life is available to people who stop talking about massacres..."

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…