She’s ba-AACK! ‘Cathy’ creator returns to humor writing with her first book of essays.
Laughter is the best proof of freedom, and Cathy has written a book that will help keep us free to the very end.
There is humor; there is comedy, there is Cathy, who gives us laughter but reaches way beyond the funny bone to touch us with her humane, entertaining, and satisfying collection.
These are essays from the heart, soul and stomach of modern womanhood. Part reflection on how the world has changed for us in the last four decades…part frustration at what hasn’t changed…part rebellion against the many things that weren’t and aren’t our fault…part annoyance that the seniors in the commercials are reinventing themselves so meaningfully while I’m still working on a “to-do” list from 1999...part exasperation that, with all my wisdom and maturity, I still lose almost every battle with the frozen Girl Scout cookies.
The creator of the iconic cartoon Cathy comes out of retirement to make us laugh, cry, and remind us—with humor and pathos—that yes, we all do stupid things yet live to tell the tale.
Often hilarious and true, [Fifty Things That Aren’t My Fault] gets at that tension between the empowerment propaganda women are raised on and the gendered I-am-responsible-for-everyone’s-well-being reality in which most of us still live.
With touching honesty and humor, [Cathy Guisewite] reflects on caring for her aging parents and raising her daughter. It’s a book for Cathy fans and everyone else.
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