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Reads and Recs (and the Daily Photo)

A full write-up of my favorite reads from the last week ain’t gonna happen tonight, but I do hope you’ll consider sampling one of these books or articles. 117 more words


Roz Chast book a winner

Read Roz Chast’s best-selling memoir “Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?” in one sitting. It’s a heroic, poignant, funny book about how she coped with her parents’ painful descent into senility and the ravages of old age. 9 more words


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


"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


I Guess Ya Had to Be There

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