Book details

Something New

Tales from a Makeshift Bride

Author: Lucy Knisley

Something New

Something New

$25.99

About This Book

In 2010, Lucy and her long-term boyfriend John broke up. Three long, lonely years later, John returned to New York, walked into Lucy's apartment, and proposed.

This is not that story....

Page Count
304
Genre
On Sale
05/03/2016

Book Details

In 2010, Lucy and her long-term boyfriend John broke up. Three long, lonely years later, John returned to New York, walked into Lucy's apartment, and proposed.

This is not that story. It is the story of what came after: The Wedding.

DIY maven Lucy Knisley was fascinated by American wedding culture . . . but also sort of horrified by it. So she set out to plan and execute the adorable DIY wedding to end all adorable DIY weddings. And she succeeded. This graphic novel, Something New--clocking in at almost 300 pages of humor, despair, and eternal love--is the story of how Lucy built a barn, invented a whole new kind of photo booth, and managed to turn an outdoor wedding on a rainy day into a joyous (though muddy) triumph.

Imprint Publisher

First Second

ISBN

9781626722491

In The News

"[This] graphic-novel memoir from First Second Books follows Lucy Knisley’s own decade-long saga toward the altar, as well as her own keen and amusing observations on the marital industry she curated along the way." —The Washington Post

"It’s digressive, meandering and entirely charming — her comics read like a letter one treasures."—The New York Times

"She artfully makes the details of her own experiences appeal to different readers, but it’s the emotion behind her writing and beautiful style that manages to be both sweet and brutally honest." —AV Club

"Knisley is a wonderful creator and artist, and someone who clearly was made to be married. This book is as sweetly romantic as it is manically comedic."—Boing Boing

About the Creators

Something New

Something New

$25.99