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Map of My Heart by John Porcellino

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“JOHN PORCELLINO’S VISUAL STYLE IS…ICONOGRAPHIC BUT INFUSED WITH THE AUTHENTIC FEELING OF A NOTE WRITTEN IN LOVE OR FRIENDSHIP."—SALON

Never before have so few lines conveyed such a wealth of meaning as in John Porcellino’s quietly riveting book about memory, relationships, and selfhood. During a period of isolation following a divorce, Porcellino penned Map of My Heart, endowing it with the sensitivity and emotional depth so characteristic to his minimalist style. His tender drawings and spacious panels shape an autobiographical testimony where no moment is too small or insignificant for posterity. Pensive walks in the forest, encounters with rogue woodland creatures, school yard fights, Zen meditations, long lost crushes, and childhood exploits are the heart of this therapeutic account of the ever-fleeting present.