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Graphic memoirist Bechdel, Starr lecturer

By MARIE SOLIS & MEAGHAN HUGHES – 7 years ago

Cartooning and graphic novels, often considered lowbrow art forms, have historically been excluded from the literary canon. However, they remain important sites of resistance, political commentary and representation of marginalized…

Owls departs from Sedaris’ absurd past

By EMMA DANIELS – 8 years ago

David Sedaris is the queen, so to speak, of the personal essay. Sedaris has written seven collections of essays to critical acclaim—chronicling his idiosyncrasies, upbringing, absurd life experiences, drug use…

Poring over the origins of a Netflix hit

By EMMA DANIELS – 8 years ago

After binge-watching Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, arguably this summer’s most talked about television series, I decided to go to its source: Piper Kerman’s 2011 memoir Orange is the…