Art Spielgelman reading and discussion with Daniel Menaker, Eat, Drink & Be Literary at BAMcafe 

April 2018

Interviews Reading Audio


Presented by the National Book Foundation and BAM

Art Spiegelman discusses his most recent book, Breakdowns: Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@&*! during a Q&A session with moderator Daniel Menaker and the audience.

Art Spielgelman is the creator of several critically-acclaimed comic books, including the best-selling In the Shadow of No Towers, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Holocaust narrative Maus. Widely published in The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, and elsewhere, he has continued to be a singular force in reviving critical interest in the comic book genre. He is also a Guggenheim Fellow, and was recently inducted into the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France and named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. His most recent book is Breakdowns: Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@&*!.