A great review just popped up on BoingBoing of Moresukine with plenty of funny comments posted after, prompted by the page preview they have with author Schwieger’s Japanese, um, toilet incident.
“Each mini-episode manages to be informative, entertaining, and a bit puzzling, too, by design. Throughout, Schwieger shows both funky humor and affectionate awe toward this alien culture immersing him.” so says Library Journal about Moresukine.
The Daily Yomiuri, an English-language Japanese paper ran a long well-illustrated review of Dirk Schwieger’s Moresukine calling it “Highly Entertaining. Amusing look at many aspects of life in Japan.” It goes on to describe quite a few of Schwieger’s ‘exploits’ under the command of internet readers.
“Throughout, Schwieger shows both funky humor and affectionate awe toward this alien culture immersing him. As popular anthropology, this title will have strongest appeal in collections where manga is hot.” Says Martha Cornog of Moresukine in an issue of LJ out earlier this month. She reviews graphic novels regularly for Library Journal and other Library publications
Time Out NY says of Moresukine: “Hilarious, sharply observed” RC Harvey (his site needs token subscription) the noted historian and rant and raver says about Geary’s Lindbergh Child: “Reading one of Geary’s books is always a delight. He methodically researches and then displays the facts of whatever crime he is exploring, deploying a hypnotic drawing style [...]