Boy, Snow, Bird

Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyememi is a retelling of the classic fairytale Snow White. Set in the 1950s and 1960s, the novel tells a strange tale of beauty, envy, race, and genetics from the perspective of the main character, Boy, and later her daughter, Bird. Boy Novak is a white young woman from New…

The Sleeper and the Spindle

Neil Gaiman recently released two fairy-tale graphic novels, or more precisely, two illustrated fairy-tale short stories:┬áHansel and Gretel, and The Sleeper and the Spindle; both a remake of sorts of well-know, beloved, classic fairy-tales. The Sleeper and the Spindle is sort of a mash-up of two classic fairy-tales, Sleeping Beauty, and Snow White, complete with…