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Building Stories

I know you may be too hot to move, but I assure you, this is worth moving for.

Chris Ware's latest graphic novel, Building Stories, is as beautiful to look at as it is to read. The combination of his stunning drawing skills and attention to detail mixed with the lyricism, poetry and melancholy he writes in the stories is really something worth working up a sweat for in this heat.

The novel comes as a collection of small books, newspapers and pamphlets and tells the stories of the occupants of one building, delving into their lives, past, present and future. If this sounds like it's up your street then give it a read.