Panorama du Feu AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR Jochen Gerner PUBLISHER L’Association.
Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli
Meet Asterios Polyp: middle-aged, meagerly successful architect and teacher, aesthete and womanizer, whose life is wholly upended when his New York City apartment goes up in flames. In a tenacious daze, he leaves the city and relocates to a small town in the American heartland. But what is this “escape” really about?