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Some Great Things to Know About

So I recently came back from two weeks away, at two different destinations. The first week I was home (the one which just ended) was really a week I could’ve used to recover from my vacation. 1,375 more words

Authenticity

"Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?"


Roz Chast, a comic book artist and illustrator, has hit a nerve for those of us with elderly parents. She writes in a graphic memoir her journey with her aging parents as they slipped into the last stages of life, ending of course in death. 67 more words

Art

I Guess Ya Had to Be There

By Roz Chast, one of my favorite cartoonists from The New Yorker:

Humor

Summer Book Club Week 10: Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

Guidelines for the Summer Book Club: if you’ve read this book, what did you think?  If not, what are you reading this week? Please comment, or post on your own blog and link in the comments below. 1,154 more words

Education

New book alert: Roz Chast's new book explores a heavy topic with a light (and artistic) hand.

Fans of The New Yorker are probably familiar with the work of Roz Chast, whose cartoons have appeared in the publication since 1978. She has such a distinct aesthetic style, and in my mind, her work is one of the (wonderful) hallmarks of the weekly magazine. 330 more words

Books

In commemoration of my fourth anniversary of blogging

“Blog Breakdown” by Roz Chast

(Published in The New Yorker, September 26, 2011)

Writing