The Casual Optimist

Books, Design and Culture

November 18, 2016
by Dan
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Choose Your Own Memoir

Grant Snider for the New York Times Book Review.

October 26, 2016
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Proofreader’s Marks

Grant Snider.

September 17, 2016
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New Lines

A new comic from Grant Snider.

June 20, 2016
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Punctuation

Grant Snider has drawn a lovely series of cartoons on punctuation for The New Yorker.      

April 3, 2016
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Poetic Justice

Grant Snider marks National Poetry Month for the New York Times.

August 15, 2014
by Dan
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The Many Faces of the Novel

Grant Snider‘s latest illustration for the New York Times Book Review accompanied John Sutherland’s review of The Novel: A Biography by Michael Schmidt, last weekend.

May 22, 2014
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Conflict in Literature

Grant Snider.

March 1, 2014
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The Three Rays by Grant Snider

Grant Snider’s latest comic for the New York Times Book Review.

January 21, 2014
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Fahrenheit 351 by Grant Snider

Mmm… toasty.

October 29, 2013
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Horror Story by Grant Snider

Grant Snider’s new Halloween horror story will chill the hearts of writers everywhere:   

October 12, 2013
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The Joy of Reading by Grant Snider

After illustrating the special sex issue of the New York Times Book Review last week, cartoonist Grant Snider has turned his cover illustration and two unused sketches into a series of posters titled The Joy of Reading. The posters are available from Grant’s shop.

July 12, 2013
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The Story Coaster by Grant Snider

Another gem for the New York Times Book Review by Grant Snider. Love the Unreliable Narrator.

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