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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

Categories: Graphic Novel, Memoir, GLBT
Publisher:  First Mariner Books
Published Date: June 5, 2007
Length: 234 pages
Format: Paperback
Rating: ❤❤❤❤

Brief Synopsis (Goodreads): In this groundbreaking, bestselling graphic memoir, Alison Bechdel charts her fraught relationship with her late father. 416 more words


What Is the Bechdel Test?

Developed in 1985 by Alison Bechdel, the Bechdel Test now an important feminist staple when it comes to Western media and pop culture derived from HollyWOOD– which is typically a man’s world. 822 more words

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SURPRISE!! Simply Books! June Meeting

Aw.  My book club members are all grown up and having meetings without me.  It makes me so proud!   I think this group’s cohesion and friendship is both awesome and fantastic.   250 more words

Simply Books! Meetings

10 Women Writers All Women Should Read

As a voracious bookworm, I have always preferred female to male writers. And unlike the business world or the art world, it seems that there is a sense of gender equity among writers. 835 more words


Things to do in Dublin (14-07-14 – 20-07-14)

The World Cup has finally departed, and congratulations to Germany! To fill the massive gaping hole in your life, you could take up making models of ships in bottles, pick up a copy of war and peace or else… explore the events that Dublin has to offer below. 736 more words


Things to do in Dublin (7-07-14 – 13-07-14)

It’s the last week of the World Cup. Honest, it’s nearly over. Yes, with only three matches left  (if you don’t include the third and fourth place play off!), people will again start to venture out and see what’s out there. 675 more words


"Don't Draw That!": The Power of Obscene Comics

While attending a Sunday morning church service, I watched my cousin Matt draw dirty pictures on his program with a tiny church pencil. I must have been nine or ten years old. 1,330 more words