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Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

A look at how the American soldier went from revolutionary musketeer to global cop.

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The 12 Days of Drawn to Read

Ward Sutton doles out a dozen cartoon takes on the year in reading.

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Ilustrado

Ward Sutton's illustrated review of Miguel Syuco's dazzling new tale of an author's mysterious death.

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Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

Ward Sutton's illustrated review of Daniel Okrent's new history of America's singular experiment in mass sobriety.

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Beatrice and Virgil

Ward Sutton on Yann Martel's intriguing follow-up to Life of Pi, in which a writer wrestles with a seemingly impossible subject.

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Love in Mid Air

A debut novel follows a married woman's affair with a man she meets while traveling -- and raises questions about love, sex, and commitment in an age of missed connections.

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Father Knows Books: Princess Hyacinth

"Father Knows Books" returns to cast a cartoonist's (and parent's) eye over a new book for children, about a royal family and an uplifting scenario.

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Americans in Paris

Ward Sutton reviews Charles Glass's new history of how American citizens survived, resisted, collaborated, and sometimes died during the Nazi occupation of the French capital.

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The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh

Ward Sutton looks at a new annotated and illustrated edition of the letters from one of the most famously tormented personalities in the history of painting.

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Father Knows Books: Otis

In a new visual review feature from Ward Sutton, the cartoonist (and parent) looks at Loren Long's new book Otis. Read more...

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Last Night in Twisted River

In the latest novel from John Irving, a father and son are on the run from a Javert-like pursuer.

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The Wild Things

Dave Eggers makes a novel out of Maurice Sendak's classic picture story. An illustrated review by Ward Sutton.

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Behind the Laughs

Ward Sutton's Illustrated review of I'm Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Stand-Up Comedy's Golden Era

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Inherent Vice

Ward Sutton's illustrated review of Pynchon's trip into detective fiction.

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