“My Friend Dahmer” by Derf Backdorf (2012)

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I first heard about this graphic novel/memoir hybrid when it was first released a few years ago, and while I thought it seemed interesting, I’d no serious inclination to track it down.  It’s funny how sometimes these things end up finding me.  I’m on a book binge recently was browsing through the local library yesterday when I happened upon My Friend Dahmer.  I checked it, came home, and binged on it.  At about halfway through, I realized My Friend Dahmer was having a negative affect on my psychological well-being.  I had to put it down.  I woke up unable to sleep around 3 am today and finished this book over a cup of coffee. Continue reading

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