This lavish collection showcases Blitt's most iconic New Yorker covers, from the infamous Obama fist bump and George W. Bush's drowning cabinet to the many misadventures of Donald Trump. Blitt also shares his sketchbooks, drafts, and hilarious rejected illustrations, offering readers an exclusive view into the creative process of one of the foremost political cartoonists of our time.
Barry Blitt is a cartoonist and illustrator. Since 1992, he has contributed illustrations and more than one hundred covers to The New Yorker, including "Deluged," voted Cover of the Year by the American Society of Magazine Editors in 2006, and "The Politics of Fear," a finalist for the same award in 2009. Blitt's work has also appeared in Vanity Fair, Time, Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, and The New York Times. His work for children includes The 39 Apartments of Ludwig van Beethoven and Once Upon a Time, the End (Asleep in 60 Seconds). Blitt lives in Roxbury, Connecticut.