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Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? A Memoir by Roz Chast

The time is never right for this particular conversation. “Dad, could you pass the sweet potatoes? 356 more words

25 Days Of Great Reads

The New York Times released their top ten books of 2014

‘Tis the season of the best books list, with The New York Times publishing their own list Thursday.

The editors of The New York Times Book Review selected what they believe to be the ten best books of 2014. 147 more words

2014 Was -- Secretly -- the Year of the Jewish Woman

Jewish women have generally done well in America. From Emma Goldman to Erica Jong, Susan Sontag to Pink, they have broadened our cultural horizons. Sure, they are often portrayed in the media as JAPs (Jewish-American Princesses), like Cher in… 777 more words

Pop Culture

Notes from Ann: The Great American Novel

I met Maureen Corrigan at the Southern Festival of Books in October. I knew I shouldn’t have introduced myself but I couldn’t help it. I’m crazy about Maureen’s book reviews on… 1,788 more words

Ann's Blog

Picturebooks on the Potty: Vol. 2, No. 13

I used to read the New Yorker. When time was tight in grad school, I just read the cartoons and admired the illustrations of cultural happenings that graced the calendar.  313 more words

Picturebooks On The Potty

‘Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?’ by Roz Chast

‘Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?’ by Roz Chast   a graphic memoir   (2014) –  228 pages

Can you imagine a graphic memoir that contains cartoon pictures of the writer’s aged parents just after they have died?  395 more words

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