Graphic memoir of the author's experiences of her mother's battle with dementia. The narrative illustrates the two-way nature of storytelling as a process that heals both the giver and the receiver of story
Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through a mixture of cartoons, family photos, documents, and a narrative, Chast's memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents.
A touching graphic memoir about the untimely death of the author's young daughter, Rosalie. A portrait of his and his wife's on-going search for meaning in the aftermath of Rosalie's death, exploring themes of grief, hopelessness, rebirth, and eventually finding hope again.
A graphic memoir and adapted oral history of Unit 371, an inpatient AIDS care hospital unit in Chicago that was in existence from 1985 to 2000. Examines the human costs of caregiving and the role art can play in the grieving process.