Roz Chast @ Harold Washington Library Center

Events > 2017 > October > Roz Chast @ Harold Washington Library Center

About this event:

Created by Nancy Bishop

400 S State St

WHAT: New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast will talk about her new graphic guide, Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York, to be published October 3.

SO WHAT: Chast, a native Brooklynite turned suburban commuter, was amazed at the nature of the non-city milieu.  (You can own trees!? You have to drive!?) Her children, raised in suburbia, had the opposite reaction on their visits to Manhattan. The book is a guide to and thank-you note to Manhattan. The American Writers Museum and Chicago Public Library are presenting the event. Chast is also the author of the award-winning graphic memoir, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

NOW WHAT: Seating is first come, first seated. Books will be available for purchase and the author will autograph books at the conclusion of the program.

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