Roz Chast

18 May 19
Shelf Life with Michelle

NonfictionAdult It’s graduation season at colleges and universities, so here’s a suggestion for a new grad in your life. A wee book (it’s just 43 pages, about $20 in hardcover), it is a good one to pair with the Seuss classic Oh, The Places You’ll Go, or if you can find it, H. Jackson Brown’s […]

16 May 19
The Blog I'm Not Writing

Department Of First Things First Innumerable thanks to friend MB for sending me this cartoon by the immeasurably spot-on Roz Chast, under the subject of Happy Mother’s Day/Unappreciated Author’s Day:     *   *   * Department Of Wait A Minute – Did He Just Sing That? One advantage of occasionally listening to an oldies station […]

11 May 19
Commandrine's Weblog

“Roz, Patty and I – want to wish everyone a – Happy Mother’s Day” https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2019/05/09/roz-chast-patricia-marx-book#_=_

09 May 19
William Chasterson

Cartoonist Roz Chast And Writer Patricia Marx Put A Satirical Spin On Motherhood The duo recently teamed up to create a collection of Marx’s mother’s sayings — accompanied by Chast’s hilarious illustrations — for their new book. Read more on NPR

09 May 19
Come On, Valerie

Cartoonist Roz Chast And Writer Patricia Marx Put A Satirical Spin On Motherhood The duo recently teamed up to create a collection of Marx’s mother’s sayings — accompanied by Chast’s hilarious illustrations — for their new book. Read more on NPR

09 May 19
Citizen Shame

Cartoonist Roz Chast And Writer Patricia Marx Put A Satirical Spin On Motherhood The duo recently teamed up to create a collection of Marx’s mother’s sayings — accompanied by Chast’s hilarious illustrations — for their new book. Read more on NPR

06 May 19

Karen Schubert is the author of five poetry chapbooks, including Dear Youngstown (NightBallet Press) and Black Sand Beach (Kattywompus Press). Kathleen Flenniken selected I Left My Wings on a Chair for a Wick Poetry Center chapbook prize, noting that each poem was like a Roz Chast cartoon. Karen has not recovered from that happiness. Her […]

05 May 19
Parkdalear's Blog

Above, the cover of the book, Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I can Correct It? and the collaborators: Patricia Marx on the left and Roz Chast on the right. To get a notion of the funny interaction between Patricia Marx and Roz Chast, longtime friends and now collaborators, read Penelope Green’s interview […]

05 May 19
Best Bookish Blog

Following is a list of the links to book reviews done during the  Blogging from A to Z April Challenge . I hope you find something to read here. A is for The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho B is for Burial Rites by Hannah Kent C is for Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant by […]

01 May 19
積ん読 The Tsundoku Line 積ん読

(all Blechman images are not mine, but the property of R O Blechman) It started on the twenty-second of June in 2013; and I know this because that was the day I bought Behind the Lines, the 1980 R O Blechman coffee-table book, in the Waterlooplein flea market in Amsterdam, where I live.  The dealer had a […]

01 May 19
New York Comics &Picture-story Symposium

The 247th meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Tuesday,  May 7, 2019 at 7pm at Parsons School of Design, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, room UL 105 (lower level). Free and open to the public. Ariela Freedman on Comics and Pain Frequently, the “funny” in the funnies has to do with the […]

29 Apr 19
Close Crop

Co-sponsored by Central Synagogue, Park Avenue Synagogue, and What Matters: Caring Conversations about End of Life, New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast spoke on her book, Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?, which addresses the realities of aging in America and what it means to have aging parents today. The presentation was followed by a […]

24 Apr 19
EN 12 Spring 2019

The Bechdel Test is a rather straightforward idea for analyzing literature and film: The Bechdel test requires that there must be at least two female characters who talk to each other about something other than men. The idea that men dominate storytelling goes back to the 1400s and the Wife of Bath in Chaucer: Who […]

23 Apr 19
Old Books, New Reviews

The sobering graphic novel touches on a part of aging few of us think about: deterioration.

16 Apr 19
Old Books, New Reviews

It’s also a persuasive argument about why to love Manhattan. The book is utterly charming in its sincerity.