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Big Questions Paperback – August 16, 2011
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“Nilsen is an exquisite draftsman with incredible patience for textures.” ―Glen David Gold, Los Angeles Times on Anders Nilsen
“Anders Nilsen must be a genius.” ―Giant Robot on Anders Nilsen
“Nilsen uses spare renderings to create a haunting narrative that will leave you wondering whether you've read a book or walked through a dream.” ―The Washington Post on Anders Nilsen
About the Author
Anders Nilsen was born in New Hampshire and now lives in Chicago. He has a BFA in painting and illustration from the University of NewMexico in Albuquerque. He is the author of Dogs and Water and Don't Go Where I Can't Follow.
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Big Questions is an anthropomorphic animal tale, of course, and the real joy comes in seeing the world as these birds do. The birds are endearing, asking simple questions - sometimes they are insightful, but other times they misunderstand the world, and people, in spectacular ways. Ultimately this leads us through a journey that is beautiful, poetic, and often surreal. The illustrations provide an outstanding complement, typically delicate black lines on seas of white.
I got the hardcover, and I will mention one flaw - the binding already had a crease where it'd been opened. However, I got a signed copy, 500-ish out of 1000, so I like to think the author damaged the binding personally. In all honesty, it's a hefty book at about 650 pages, you'll have a hard time not creasing your binding. I also think you'll keep it at home; too heavy to carry around. Still, it is an absolutely stunning book - thick pages and a gorgeous cover; definitely a prized member of my collection.