Politics and Prose Friday, November 7, 7 p.m.
(Basic Books, $26.95)
The creator of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus explores the comics form—and how it formed him. Spiegelman traces his life, from a MAD-comics-obsessed boy in Queens to an adult examining his parents’ memories of Auschwitz. An illustrated essay looks back at the ’60s as the artist reaches sixty.