When author Derek Kirk Kim published his debut graphic novel, The Eternal Sunshine, back in 2003, it made an immediate stir. The story of a group of young people navigating adulthood and personal relationships is told with such sympathy and perception that the book was immediately hailed as an important new work.
Seven years laer, it's clear that Derek's next novel, Same Difference, has won a place among the great literature of the decade. It stands not only with FUn Home, Persepolis, and American Born Chinese as a lasting graphic novel, but with much of the best fiction of this young century. Derek's distinctive voice as an author, coupled with his clear, crisp, expressive art has made this story a classic.
Praise for Same Difference
Winner - Ignatz Award
Winner - Harvey Award
Winner - Eisner Award
About the Author
Derek Kirk Kim is the award-winning author of the Tune series, Same Difference, The Eternal Smile, and Good as Lily. He also contributed to numerous anthologies including Flight, Volume 1: Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall, and Bizarro World. He lives and works in Los Angeles, California.