Posts Tagged: Elders


Fresh Comics #9: Bird in a Cage


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 how difficult it can be to say goodbye to them.



Elders by Ryan McIlvain

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When I first started Elders, Ryan McIlvain’s debut novel, I thought it would be a book I could relate to on terms of searching for faith. Elders focuses on two Mormon missionaries during their two-year stint in Brazil: an American who struggles with his personal belief in the Church, and a Brazilian who holds on to his faith a little too strongly.