Tag Archives: Memoirs


Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me is Ellen Forney’s graphic memoir about her struggle with bipolar disorder.  A graphic novel is a brilliant way to deal with this subject, because words, even words in the hands of a gifted writer, … Continue reading

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Is Happiness Boring?

I’ve read a fair number of memoirs, essay collections, and so on. Few of them, if any, are happy. Funny, yes. But mostly a darker shade of humor. The bad things that happen to our protagonist (the author) make it … Continue reading

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