Book Talk: Tetris The Games People Play

With Author and Illustrator Box Brown

When:

2016-12-08 at 7PM

Where:

2 Metrotech Center, 8th Floor

Join us in celebrating Box Brown’s newest graphic novel Tetris: The Games People Play. Box will be here in conversation with NYU Game Center Professor Eric Zimmerman to discuss the fascinating history and deep cultural impact of Tetris and Box’s work in graphic novels.

About the book:
In this graphic novel, New York Times–bestselling author Box Brown untangles this complex history and delves deep into the role games play in art, culture, and commerce. For the first time and in unparalleled detail, Tetris: The Games People Play tells the true story of the world’s most popular video game.

About the author:
Box Brown is an Ignatz Award-winning cartoonist, illustrator, and comic publisher from Philadelphia. His book Andre the Giant: Life and Legend was released in 2014 and spent three weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list. His second graphic novel with publisher First Second is Tetris: The Games People Play. Brown launched the independent comics publishing house Retrofit Comics in 2011.