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I'll just add that one of the cooler things about this book is how much it's about books, reading, and research.
I read this book in one sitting and could not put it down....it was like being inside someone's head (someone very smart and funny).
I read through Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel in one sitting, steamrolling through it like it was my job.
Someone should have told me this was a book about suicide before I read it. All that I'd read about it before got so hung up on the gay stuff and failed to mention the other big... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Johanna Haas
Too difficult to read in cartoon still. Didn't feel like a real book.Published 4 days ago by Peggy Allbaugh
I'm not sure what to make of this book. On one hand, there are some really interesting characters and heartfelt scenes that present their relationship. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Beth
Utter crap. Needed it for a class. Deleted it the second the assignment was done.Published 23 days ago by -=Rudy=-
Lately I've been reading a few graphic novels and comics, very simple and light. But Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic is another level. Family drama. Death. Suicide. Homosexuality. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Gaby
Quite a story -- the drawings are unflinching, as is the writing -- not your everyday family, but universal nonetheless -- brutally honest in so many respects -- words + pictures =... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ross M. Levine
I agree with this line from the back of the book: "Personal history becomes a work of amazing subtlety and power, written with controlled force and enlivened with humor, rich... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Chance Lee
So honest and beautifully written -- I absolutely love Alison Bechdel. Honest and complex, intellectual and sad. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I read this as an assignment for a feminist philosophy class and loved it so much I lent it to several people one of whom never managed to return it, so I bought another copy. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lindsay W