Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, by Alison Bechdel

This graphic novel was amazing. Bechdel is so talented- both the illustrations and the narrative kept me wanting more at every page turn. Also, I'm sure you've heard of the Bechdel Test for movies- if you haven't, Google it. This is HER!! I loved diving right in to this author's childhood and family life. I … Continue reading Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, by Alison Bechdel

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The White Album, by Joan Didion

Joan Didion is a force- a master of prose, an exquisite goddess of the written word. When she writes, you can feel it. She is the embodiment of literary journalism that swoops in and seduces you. This collection of her essays during the 1960s and 1970s about politics, culture, California, feminism, life, and etc. was … Continue reading The White Album, by Joan Didion