Nominated for the Ignatz Award for Best Graphic Novel and the Doug Wright Spotlight Award.
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“With deft sketches and minimal text, she shows how the streets of a
city can simultaneously foster and crush social change, and how urban
humans cling to personal freedom in an increasingly monitored world.”
— Sarah Goodyear, The Atlantic Cities
“Engaging and informative, the book covers a surprisingly broad range
of subjects given its brevity. The black-and-white artwork may appear
simple but each illustration conveys a wealth of emotional detail, from
demonstrations to Yanow’s stripped-down view of herself. The book’s
quiet deliberation becomes more impressive with each read; Yanow is an
author/illustrator to watch.”
— Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)
“A fascinating meeting of urban design, activism and theory of the control of the masses.”
— Julien Morissette, Radio-Canada/CBC
War of Streets & Houses is named after General Thomas Bugeaud’s