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Book Review - 101 Two Letter Words

TITLE: 101 Two Letter Words
AUTHOR: Stephin Merritt
ILLUSTRATOR: Roz Chast
FORMAT: Hardback
PUBLISHED: 2014

Okay. I have to say that as a writer, this book caught my eye immediately. 215 more words

Book Reviews

Postmortemistically

In her book, “Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?”, Roz Chast explores many aspects of aging parents including dealing with their stuff. She writes, “It’s no accident that most ads are pitched to people in their 20’s and 30’s…they are less likely to have gone through the transformative process of cleaning out their deceased parent’s stuff. 106 more words

Collecting

Celebrating Our Nation during National Poetry Month

Celebrating National Poetry Month, at the Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center, on Saturday April 11th exploded with fun and creative zest for everyone who attended this literary event. 413 more words

Celebrations

Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

After several months of waiting, my turn for Roz Chast’s graphic memoir Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? finally came round. It was worth the wait. 518 more words

Books

Favorite books from March

I read a lot of very enjoyable things in March. Particular favorites from the past month:

A Joy of Gardening, Vita Sackville-West. Utterly charming in every way! 297 more words

Read

Roz Chast: Drawings, Textiles and Dyed Eggs

If you read the  New Yorker then you know the wit and wisdom of Roz Chast’s wonderful cartoons.  Something More Pleasant, at the Danese/Corey Gallery, gives you an opportunity to see Chast’s work up close, and appreciate them not only for their humor but also for their artistry. 97 more words

Exhibit

Poetry, awe

Welcome, National Poetry Month. This year’s poster was designed by one of my favorite cartoonists, author/artist Roz Chast. She illustrates Mark Strand’s famous poem. Click the link to order a copy! 356 more words

Poetry