The Party After You Left by Roz Chast

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The Party, After You Left brings together the last nine years of cartoons from Roz Chast. Together these drawings, which originally appeared in the New Yorker, Scientific American, Redbook, and other publications, constitute a spot-on record of our increasingly absurd existence. As the twenty-first century begins, we can only be grateful that Roz Chast is here to tackle some of the tough themes of the times: genetically altered mice, birthday parties from hell, and comfort drinks in the age of insecurity.

 

About Roz Chast

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Roz Chast was born in Brooklyn, New York. Her cartoons began appearing in the New Yorker in 1978. Since then, she has published over six hundred cartoons in the magazine. Her work also appears regularly in Scientific American and the Harvard Business Review. She has published several collections of her own cartoons, and has illustrated four children's books.
 
Published April 24, 2004 by Bloomsbury USA. 96 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Comics & Graphic Novels, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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Chast is adept at pinpointing the source of humor, as in a strip entitled "Nancy Drew Mysteries—The Later Years," which features one possible future volume, Nancy Drew and the Mystery of the Eight Pounds .

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