"A Life in Books" Wins The 2014 Best New Fiction Award from USA Best Books Awards
Warren Lehrer’s illuminated novel A Life In Books, The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley Wins The 2014 Best New Fiction Award from USA Best Books Awards.
A Life in Books is also the winner of
The 2014 IPPY (Independent Publisher) Outstanding Book of the Year Award for "Most Original”
WINNER Next Generation Indie Book Award
WINNER National Indie Book Award
WINNER CBAA Exhibition Prize (College Book Art Association)
WINNER PRINT Magazine Regional Design Award
“An ingenious, one-of-a- kind novel.” Kurt Andersen, STUDIO 360
“A profound commentary… A Life In Books is brilliant, beautiful, delicious for eyes and mind.” Andrei Codrescu, poet, novelist, public radio commentator.
"In A Life In Books, author and graphic design visionary Warren Lehrer crafts a vivid kaleidoscopic odyssey that frames one man’s life through not one, but one hundred different books—and book jackets.” Jessica Helfand, designer, writer, founding editor DESIGN OBSERVER
“A meticulously illustrated chronicle… Pitch Perfect.” Steven Heller, THE ATLANTIC
"A tour de force of graphic design, illustration and writing. Deliciously peculiar... remarkable—guaranteed to bring a smile.” Ken Carbone THE HUFFINGTON POST
“A stunningly unique take on the novel that unabashedly explores the relationship between narrator and reader, as well as the fragile and often blurry line that distinguishes truth and fiction. With A Life in Books, Lehrer has upended the modern novel form and its narrative limitations, creating a rich and engaging story through visual literature. Mindblowing... reality bending... a laugh riot and visual feast.” Independent Publisher, Winner Outstanding Book of the Year Award