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Roz Chast drew on memories of her parents — and actually drew them — for her Kirkus Prize-winning memoir, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
October 24, 2014 Earning honors for fiction, nonfiction and young children's literature, respectively, the writers are the first to win the award. Also: The Bronx's bookstore returns, while the U.K. shows off doodles.
John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats is on the fiction longlist of the National Book Awards.
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September 19, 2014 Also: George R.R. Martin enters the political fray; Robert Darnton on censorship.
October 18, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the GOP candidates and the politics of immigration, and the lessons that can still be learned from Catch-22. In the second hour, administering mental health first aid, and cartoonist Roz Chast on her book, 'What I Hate: From A to Z'.
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