Search - List of Books by Lynda Barry

"Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke." -- Lynda Barry
Lynda Barry (born January 2, 1956) is an American cartoonist and author. One of the most successful non-mainstream American cartoonists, Barry is perhaps best known for her weekly comic strip Ernie Pook's Comeek. Barry's cartoons often view family life from the perspective of pre-teen girls from the wrong side of the tracks — Arna (the sensitive, freckled observer) and the cousins with whom she lives; pig-tailed Marlys (gifted, exuberant, snarky, and spastic); and the older Maybonne (concerned with social justice, music, makeup, hairdos and boys) and Freddie (gay, sweet, bullied, fascinated with bugs and monsters); but she often ventures far afield from this, such as in her strips featuring a Beat Poet poodle named Fred Milton. She has also produced novels. She garnered attention with her book The Good Times are Killing Me about an interracial friendship between two young girls. The book was made into a play. Her novel "Cruddy" (2000) was well received. "One! Hundred! Demons!" (2002) a graphic novel she terms "Autobiofictionalography" uses collage and a Zen Ink painting exercise to address personal and social topics that have been demonized. "What It Is" (2008) is a graphic novel that is part memoir, part collage and part workbook in which Barry instructs her readers in methods to open up their own creativity. "What It Is" won the 2009 Eisner Award for Best Reality-Based Work.

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Total Books: 42
The Good Times Are Killing Me
2017 - The Good Times Are Killing Me (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781770462618
ISBN-10: 1770462619
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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One Hundred Demons
2017 - One Hundred Demons (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781770462779
ISBN-10: 1770462775
Genres: Teen & Young Adult, Comics & Graphic Novels
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The Greatest of Marlys
2016 - The Greatest of Marlys (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781770462649
ISBN-10: 1770462643
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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Syllabus Notes from an Accidental Professor
2014 - Syllabus Notes From an Accidental Professor (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781770461611
ISBN-10: 1770461612
Genre: Reference
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The Freddie Stories
2012 - The Freddie Stories (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781770460904
ISBN-10: 177046090X
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Comics & Graphic Novels
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Everything Volume 1
2011 - Everything Volume 1 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781770460522
ISBN-10: 1770460527
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 2

Picture This The Near-sighted Monkey Book
2010 - Picture This the Near-sighted Monkey Book (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781897299647
ISBN-10: 1897299648
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1

What It Is
2009 - What It Is [By Lynda Barry] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780224087872
ISBN-10: 0224087878
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
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Good Times Are Killing Me
2001 - Good Times Are Killing Me (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780613332972
ISBN-10: 0613332970
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Cruddy
1999 - Cruddy (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780684829746
ISBN-10: 0684829746
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 15

First Words
1996 - First Words [Audio Cassette] (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9781574530803
ISBN-10: 1574530801
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Big Ideas
1993 - Big Ideas (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780060969028
ISBN-10: 0060969024
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.
 2

Girls and Boys
1993 - Girls and Boys (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780060969035
ISBN-10: 0060969032
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

My Perfect Life
1992 - My Perfect Life (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060965051
ISBN-10: 0060965053
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 2

Come Over Come over
1990 - Come Over Come Over (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060965044
ISBN-10: 0060965045
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 2

The Good Times Are Killing Me A Novel
1988 - The Good Times Are Killing Me a Novel (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780941104227
ISBN-10: 0941104222
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 2

Down the Street
1988 - Down the Street (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060963040
ISBN-10: 0060963042
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.
 4

The Fun House
1988 - The Fun House (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060962289
ISBN-10: 0060962283
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 3

Everything in the World
1986 - Everything in the World (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060961077
ISBN-10: 0060961074
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 3

Naked Ladies Naked Ladies Naked Ladies
1984 - Naked Ladies Naked Ladies Naked Ladies (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780941104135
ISBN-10: 0941104133
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
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