She manages to weave seemingly unrelated thoughts and threads together (like lice and love!)
I could go through chapter by chapter and list off the issues one-by-one, but instead I'll just go over my single biggest gripe: The dialogue.
Barry's artistry is in telling and illustrating these stories with incredible humor as well as unlimited heart.
This is BRILLIANT! Reading this is like being transported back to Lynda Barry's childhood with her to re-experience the things she didn't like and the things she loved!Published 1 month ago by katpower
Lynda Barry is brilliant.
Being enrolled as an MFA student at the California College of the Arts, this was one of first required readings for class. Read more
I bought this based on another reviewer who said it was her favorite book. I can see why, but I thought its appeal is for a narrow market because of its artwork.... Read morePublished 8 months ago by C.A.Lutes
Creativity pops right off every page . . . Based on an exercise we all could benefit from doing. . .Fun, colorful and very unusual. . .its the story of artistic struggle.Published 12 months ago by Judith A. Gosz
I don't really know what to say about this book due to my complete lack of interest in it. I only bought
this because it was a required text for an english course. Read more
Following Lynda Barry's mind is like taking a tram ride through a mine where you've never been before as the car makes unexpected turns down shafts, some lit, some not. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ken Deshaies
Drawings and stories are entertaining and somewhat dated by subject matter. It could be read as a way to see into the time period of the author's youth, looking at what was... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Nelle Mercer
This is a used book that i got for a class but i dropped it so i didn't use itPublished 19 months ago by michelle
I just read this book for a class I'm taking on "graphic novels"--I feel as though my professor was compelled to include her work in the curriculum since she is one of my school's... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Marck Wilder