The Daily Grind

Stud's Terkel's Working book coverTake one masterpiece of American oral history, put it in the hands of today’s most interesting cartoonists, and what do you get?  Studs Terkel’s Working: A Graphic AdaptationTerkel initially spent three years talking to people in a wide variety of occupations to see what they actually did all day and how they felt about it.  In this visual adaptation, hand-picked artists not only stay true to those original interviews but also enhance them through unique styles of illustration and lettering.  Edited by Paul Buhle and orchestrated by Harvey Pekar, Studs Terkel’s Working is a tribute to working men and women of all types.  Whether blue collar, white collar, wage slave, or executive, you’ll find a voice in these pages that has been brought to life in startling black and white.