Box Brown: Andre the Giant - Life and Legend

WED, JUL 2, 2014 (44:03)

In this stunning biography of André René Roussimoff, better known as André the Giant, cartoonist Box Brown brings the larger-than-life man to human form. He tells of the highs: from his illustrious career in the WWF to his beloved role as Fezzik in The Princess Bride, to his lows: from the daughter he essentially ignored, to his alcohol-fueled rages.

+ BIO: Box Brown

Box Brown is a cartoonist, illustrator and comic publisher from Philadelphia. His comics have been featured in Mad Magazine and his illustrations have been on His web and print comic Everything Dies was named a notable comic of 2011 in the Best American Comics Anthology and was honored with two Ignatz Awards. His comics publishing outfit, Retrofit launched in 2011.

Brookline Booksmith
Recommended Lectures

3.20.2019 (57:57)

MFA City Talks: Traditions

3.5.2019 (1:06:40)

How to be Happy

3.5.2019 (58:38)

How to talk Conservatism

2.6.2019 (36:33)

Kim McLarin: Womanish