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Roz Chast

“I WASN’T A GREAT CARETAKER AND THEY WEREN’T GREAT AT BEING TAKEN CARE OF.”

Lessons learned from her parents’ deaths:
It’s really scary
It’s highway robbery…
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Book Review: Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre: Graphic Novel, Memoir, Humor
Literary Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography (2014) 555 more words

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Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

In today’s society and media, there are still many topics that are taboo, with death being at the top of that list. The picture given of the years before death and death itself is totally misleading. 356 more words

The Party After You Left

Roz Chast is my #1 favorite among the cartoonists whose works appear regularly in The New Yorker. (Don’t you think the cartoons are the… 131 more words

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

My father passed away more than a decade ago, but my mother’s health is declining and that point—the one we all prefer not to think about—the day she can no longer care for herself, is approaching with scary speed, much like the headlights of a train or maybe a Mack truck. 155 more words

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

This graphic novel has a purple cover and it feels like a text book, which for some reason made me happy to hold it. You can tell by the cover what’s coming – attempts at conversations nobody wants to have about things nobody wants to happen though everyone knows probably will. 512 more words

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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

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