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The Author’s Bookshelf: Alison Bechdel

Alison Bechdel is the author of the graphic memoirs Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama, and Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic. For twenty-five years, she wrote and drew the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For, a visual chronicle of modern life, queer and otherwise, considered “one of the preeminent oeuvres in the comics genre, period.” (Ms.). Bechdel was the guest editor of The Best American Comics 2011 and has drawn comics for Slate, Entertainment Weekly, Granta, and the New York Times Book Review. In the spring of 2012, Bechdel was a Mellon Residential Fellow for Arts and Practice at the Richard and Mary L. Gray Center at the University of Chicago. She is also the recipient of a 2012-13 Guggenheim Fellowship. She lives in Vermont.

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Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama

$13.00

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Essential Dykes to Watch Out for

$22.50

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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

$7.50 - $14.40

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The Best American Comics 2011

$7.95 - $15.00

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Building Stories Chris Ware

$36.00 - $53.95

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The Price of Salt Patricia Highsmith

$5.95 - $7.50

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Ripley Under Water Patricia Highsmith

$6.95 - $7.00

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Ripley Under Ground Patricia Highsmith

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