Posts Tagged: Accident

The Last Book I Loved: So Long, See You Tomorrow

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By drawing us into his childhood, Maxwell shows us how to revisit our own. We become the storytellers of our own lives.

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Fresh Comics #9: Bird in a Cage

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Countering our culture’s disregard for all things elderly, comics have become a medium of choice for celebrating the lives of our oldest and wisest generation. Bird in a Cage (Conundrum Press, 2016) joins a growing roster of graphic novels about the elderly that explore how much they are loved, how rich and complicated their lives are, and […]

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Accidental Transformation

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Since the accident, he hasn’t been the same. He talks a little lower. He’s isn’t quick to laugh. He takes more time to himself in the evenings, and isn’t his chipper self in the mornings. Something about the accident changed him. Over at McSweeney’s, Seth Reiss writes about all of the transforming powers an accident […]

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“Accident, Mass. Ave.” by Jill McDonough

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I grew up on Mass Ave. in John Leary House,  a low-income apartment building for former homeless families run by The Catholic Worker.  I remember the street as dirty, exciting and loud… this was the 1980s, before the Boston neighborhood would become the gentrified district it is today. So when I read Jill McDonough‘s poem […]

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