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Beanstalk Series Book Giveaway

“Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home” by Nora Krug

50 copies of Nora Krug’s bestselling visual memoir Belonging will be given away for free, first come, first served (note: event may end early if we run out of books!)

To get a book:

  • On-campus students: come to Moody Plaza to get your copy (rain location: Swanannoa Lounge).
  • Online-only students: email Maryke Barber (mbarber@hollins.edu) during the time of the book giveaway to be included in the queue: include your full U.S. mailing address in the email.

We will alternately serve on-campus and online requests. No emails will be accepted which are:

  • Early (time-stamped before 12:00 p.m. ET)
  • From on-campus students.


Nora Krug will join us virtually:

Nora Krug is a German-American author and illustrator. Her visual memoir, Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home (foreign edition title Heimat), was chosen as a best book of the year by The New York Times, The Guardian, NPR, Kirkus Review, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Boston Globe. She is a recipient of fellowships from Fulbright, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Maurice Sendak Foundation, and others. She was named Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year and 2019 Book Illustration Prize Winner by the Victoria and Albert Museum. Her visual biography, Kamikaze, about a surviving Japanese World War II pilot, was included in Houghton Mifflin’s Best American Comics and Best Non-Required Reading. Krug is associate professor of illustration at the Parsons School of Design in New York City.

Funding provided by the Beanstalk Fund.

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