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Book Review: Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

Book Review: Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

October 25, 2017

Roz Chast’s book Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant chronicles her experiences as a daughter and caregiver for her aging parents. Her drawings and text are both funny and heart-breaking. Known for her cartoons in the New Yorker, Chast touches on the dilemma of having a difficult mother and a passive father, and their family relationship as both parents age, decline and approach death. 

Click here to read the NYTimes Book Review : https://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/01/books/review/rozchastscant-we-talk-about-something-more-pleasant.html

Click here to listen to Terri Gross interview Roz Chast about her book, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant : http://www.npr.org/2014/12/30/373806321/a-cartoonists-funny-heartbreaking-take-on-caring-for-aging-parents