Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

Our first graphic novel is a complex exploration of a father daughter relationship, written and illustrated by the author over a period of seven years.  The story is told in flashbacks to Bechdel’s childhood and college years from the perspective of her adult self and contrasts her sexual awakening as a lesbian to her father’s hidden … More Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

We are All Completely Beside Ourselves By Karen Joy Fowler

This novel begins in the middle with Rosemary Cooke attending the University of California. Rosemary is a quiet young woman, who has difficulty forming friendships as a result of her troubled childhood.  At age five, she was sent to visit her grandparents for a few days, and when she returned, her twin sister Fern had … More We are All Completely Beside Ourselves By Karen Joy Fowler