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This is a charming and sharp witted memoir, by one of our great cartoonists. Many drawings and cartoons are included, along with amusing anecdotes about Feiffer's early days with... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Steven Axelrod
I have to admit that Feiffer's memoir sat on my 'to be read' shelf for a long while. Two reasons -- first, the book is rather lengthy, and second, I didn't know that Feiffer's... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Allan Holtz
I figured that since this guy worked for will Eisner that he must've been something good.
Get over yourself, Jules.
Humor, humility, and wisdom. Love this book and learning about Jules's life, not to mention the terrific cartoons! A real success story; very inspiring and honest.Published on May 23, 2013 by Faygela
This book by Feiffer is many things. It is especially a story about Feiffer and his handicaps which were overcome to become the successful person he became. Read morePublished on May 1, 2013 by J. Robert Ewbank
Ah yes, those wispy, arid, existential scribbles no right-thinking household could be without in the late nineteen fifties (in Britain they were in The Observer on Sundays) but do... Read morePublished on April 13, 2012 by Simon Barrett 'Il Penseroso'
In "Backing Into Forward," Feiffer is rough on himself - depicting a self-pitying, envious tortured neurotic - but far rougher on his mother, a living Jewish mother stereotype,... Read morePublished on September 29, 2011 by Gerald Kolpan
Jules Feiffer is one of those people whose life I wish I could step into and inhabit, if only for a day or a week or so. Read morePublished on August 17, 2010 by Jim Palmer
For anyone who loves Jules Feiffer's cartoons, this is a delightful window into his life and his ability as a writer. And as with his cartoons, he is VERY FUNNY!Published on August 17, 2010 by Kit Cornell