New York Drawings

Adrian Tomine
Faber Members pay only £11.99 for this title. Sign up for free during checkout to get your discount.
Proceed to Checkout
ISBN 9780571326914 Format Paperback
Published 05/11/2015 Length 176 pages

About Book

Two strangers, both reading the same novel, share a fleeting glance between passing subway cars. A bookstore owner locks eyes with a neighbor as she receives an Amazon package. Strangers are united by circumstance as they wait on the subway stairs for a summer storm to pass.

Instantly recognizable, Adrian Tomine's illustrations and comics have been appearing for over a decade in the pages (and on the cover) of The New Yorker.

New York Drawings is a loving homage to the city that Tomine, a West Coast transplant, has called home for the past seven years. This lavish, beautifully-designed volume collects every cover, comic and illustration that he has produced for The New Yorker to date, along with an assortment of other rare and uncollected illustrations and sketches. Complete with notes and annotations by the author, New York Drawings will also feature an all-new introductory comic (in the style of the final two pages of Optic Nerve #12).

  • About Adrian Tomine

    Born in Sacramento in 1974, Adrian Tomine is the author of the acclaimed series Optic Nerve, that has been running since 1991. His work has also appeared in the New Yorker and Esquire, among other publications. His books include Shortcomings, which was awarded the Gold Medal at the 2008 IPPYS and was a 2007 New York Times Notable Book, Summer Blonde, Sleepwalk, and, most recently, Scenes From an Impending Marriage, all of which are published by Faber in the UK.

    More Info