Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir

Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir

This exquisite graphic novel memoir by a transgender artist, explores the concept of identity by inviting the reader to view the author moving through life as she would have us see her, that is, as she sees herself. Framed with a candid autobiographical narrative, this book gives us the opportunity to enter into the author's daily life and explore her thoughts on themes of gender and sexuality, memory and urbanism, love and loss.

Title:Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781951491031
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    Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir Reviews

  • Jenny (Reading Envy)

    Review to come - I also read Apsara Engine by this author earlier this year, and that was all the stars, loved it so much - this is a little more staid, about the artist's life as she sees it....

  • Simant | Flipping Through the Pages

    This graphic memoir by a desi author was a great exploration of identity. Som tells her story of finding herself through a journey of grief and loss. She has created a girl Anjali, to represent her st...

  • Maia

    Bishakh Som discovers the power and potential in creating an alter-ego who both is, and is not, the self in this gorgeously drawn almost-memoir. Using the character of Anjali, Som writes about an inte...

  • Alicia

    Points for a very macro concept of taking us through her life as she would see herself, not how everyone else perceived her growing up as trans. But I simply cannot get behind the poor font choice tha...

  • Sofia S.

    3.5 stars!!! Thank you to the publisher and edelweiss+ for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own! This was a very sweet graphic memoir I would recommend to...

  • Adriana Martinez Figueroa

    A great exploration of identity through grief and loss, not just of family members but of gender and sexuality. Som speaks on the distance one does in order to figure out identity through art, even as...

  • Paul Decker

    *I received this book as an eARC from Street Noise Books via Edelweiss. I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.*This graphic novel memoir ...

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  • Andra

    Note: I accessed a digital review copy of this book through Edelweiss....

  • Crystal

    Review copy: Digital ARC via EdelweissI appreciated this memoir. It was compelling and we definitely need more books by trans authors. I found the text/font to be a tad tiny for my older eyes. It was ...