Roz Chast: Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

(Graphic memoir, 228 pp. 2014)

The New Yorker cartoonist describes the last several years of her aging parents’ lives, told through colorful cartoons and family photos. With her signature wit she offers laughs, tears, comfort and profound insights. 

  • Discussion questions
  • Kirkus Review
  • Review by Alex Witchel, New York Times, May 30, 2014
  • Review by Rachel Cooke, The Guardian, July 13, 2014
  • Review by David Hadju, New Republic, July 20, 2014
  • Tahneer Oksmaninterviews Roz Chast, Jewish Book Council, August 13, 2014
  • Review by Tahneer Oksman, Jewish Book Council, August 13, 2014 (includes discussion questions)
  • Discussion by Emily Bazelon, Dan Kois, and Hanna Rosin, Slate, (48 min. audio)
  • Biographical sketch
  • Jeffrey Brown interviews Roz Chast, Miami Book Fair, November 23, 2014 (10 min.)