Picks and Pans Review: Trend Alert
There's We Are On Our Own (Miriam Katin's Nazi-era memoir); Rosalind B. Penfold's Dragonslippers, about domestic abuse; and coming soon, Cancer Vixen by Marisa Acocella Marchetto. What's up? We asked Alison Bechdel (above).
WHY SHOW AND TELL?
Well, I always want to say about three things at once. It's impossible unless you use drawings too.
WHY THE TOUGH TOPICS?
Emotional material is more directly assimilated in pictures—it goes right into your bloodstream.
HOW DOES YOUR FAMILY FEEL ABOUT YOUR BOOK?
I'm not even sure how I feel. I'm not sure what possessed me, frankly!
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