Spiegelman's 'MetaMaus': The Secrets Behind 'Maus'

Cartoonist Art Spiegelman's epic tale of the Holocaust, the graphic novel Maus, was published 25 years ago — and changed everything about his life. He received a special Pulitzer Prize and became a contributor and cover artist for the New Yorker.

But Maus continued to haunt him.

MetaMaus: A Look Inside A Modern Classic, Maus is the story behind Spiegelman's signature work, complete with interviews, answers to many persistent questions and examples of his early drawings.

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Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

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New Challenges To Recycling In The United States

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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski

The president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, chats about the future of higher education — and what he's doing to steer African-American students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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