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Nonfiction, Graphic Novel, and Memoir, all Rolled Into One

One of my goals is to read more nonfiction, and it just so happens that I am reading some nonfiction right now. Or wait, is a graphic novel memoir classified as nonfiction? 794 more words

Are You My Mother? - Alison Bechdel

Alison Bechdel continues to impress with her “comic dramas” which are both intimate and clinically analytical. In Are You My Mother? she looks at her relationship with her mother in attempts to come to some sort of conclusion, and find peace with herself. 34 more words

Graphic Novel

Book 8: Are you my Mother? (June 8)

8. Are you my Mother?, Alison Bechdel, June 8
Trust me, I HAVE been doing things. Lots of things, actually, which is why I’ve been MIA lately. 342 more words


"Are You My Mother?" Alison Bechdel

Familial relationships are complicated. There’s no sugarcoating it. A childhood in a tense environment can spell lifelong trauma.

In Are You My Mother?, Alison Bechdel chronicles her relationship with her mother throughout her life. 652 more words


Monday Book Review

My husband and I were talking about books we loved when we were growing up. Now, as adults, our tastes in books run very opposite of each other, but we both agreed on the first books he said. 332 more words

Parents And Educators

Comics Herstory: Alison Bechdel

It’s hard to get into comics without having heard of Alison Bechdel, whether it’s because of the famed Bechdel Test, a way of determining gender bias in film, or her enormously popular and literary graphic novel, … 367 more words


Surreal Sunday


I can no longer call my mom crazy when she does silly things like not recognizing someone, or not realize she’s walking into the wrong house. 415 more words

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