Celebrity Picks: Reza Farazmand's Favorite Reads of 2017

Jon Foro on February 01, 2017

Reza-Farazmand225Our world is an absurd place. Most of us don't bother to notice, but Reza Farazmand can't help himself. He's good at it, too, at least based on the popularity of his webcomic, Poorly Drawn Lines. Comics for a Strange World—the follow-up to his bestselling collection, Poorly Drawn Lines—features hilarious new takes on the modern world alongside some of his most popular recent comics.

What books does Farazmand read for inspiration, or maybe just escape? See his picks below, and look here for the latest celebrity favorites.

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Mooncop by Tom Gauld
A beautiful graphic novella that offers a lonely glimpse at lunar living. Tom Gauld’s writing is smart, concise, and often hilariously sad.

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Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
Cats talk and spirits mingle across dreams in this strange and inspired story. Murakami wields a laid-back mastery of surrealism that makes this an unpredictable and engrossing read.

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The Four Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss
An often overlooked part of being a creative person is the business side of things. Want to make a go of self-employment (as a cartoonist or otherwise)? Read this book.

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