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Top 40 Book Club : Top 40 Book Club Reads 2016
36 NON-FICTION NON-FICTION BOOK CLUB READS Top 40 2016 Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? Roz Chast New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast tells the story of her ageing and reclusive parents in the darkly comic book, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? Cha st’s parents live in an old apartment block in Brooklyn where they have gradually sunk into a s tate of decrepitude. Chast is an only child, so the weight of responsibility falls on her to deal with her parents’ decline into old age and the practical problems that a father with dementia and a stubborn, domineering mother present. Readers will relate to the topic of ageing and laugh out loud at the cartoons. Ageing happens to ever yone and Chast treats the subject self-reflectively with derision, compassion, wit and hilarity.
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