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'Can't we talk about something more PLEASANT?: A Memoir' by Roz Chast

Roz Chast squeezes more existential pain out of baffled people in cheap clothing sitting around on living-room sofas with antimacassar doilies in crummy apartments than Dostoevsky got out of all of Russia’s dark despair. 176 more words



Which would account for why it’s so expensive…


Day 11 - Almost forgot

I almost forgot to update today.

I read three graphic novels since yesterday. I used to read a lot of comics as a kid. Got busy in college and did not read a lot. 84 more words


Book Club Reads: Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant by Roz Chast

Another graphic novel! This one is a graphic memoir by Roz Chast.

I asked my Book Club ladies to at least try it. There were reports from other book club leaders that some were grumbling from this choice – so, what did the ladies think? 111 more words


not difficult (Sengcan quote, Roz Chast cartoon)

“The Great Way is not difficult for those who have no preferences.” –Sengcan


Art and Scent: Roz Chast's Imaginary NYC Candles

This week in The New Yorker (May 15, 2017)…a scent-related cartoon from the peerless Roz Chast.

Finally, the real life smells of NYC that Bond no. 9 has never addressed.

Art And Scent