Saturday, October 15, 2022
Harry Bliss’s (co-written with Steve Martin) A Wealth of Pigeons is a collection of more than 130 cartoons at once surreal, silly, satirical and, at times, oddly moving, bearing the initial fruits of their collaboration.
Ellis Rosen’s collaboration with Jon Adams is Send Help: A Collection of Marooned Cartoons, a hilarious collection of desert island cartoons from New Yorker cartoonists.
Award-winning cartoonist Tillie Walden new book is Clementine, from the Walking Dead. She is back on the road, looking to forge a new path all her own. But when she comes across an Amish teenager named Amos, the unlikely pair journeys North to an abandoned Vermont ski resort in Vermont, where they meet up with a small group of teenagers attempting to build a new, walker-free settlement.
From a longtime New Yorker staff cartoonist David Sipress comes What’s So Funny?, an evocative family memoir, a love letter to New York City, and a delightful exploration of the origins of creativity—richly interleaved with the author’s witty, beloved cartoons.
New Yorker writer Tad Friend’s memoir In the Early Times, grapples with being a husband and a father as he tries to grasp who he is as a son. His father, an erudite historian and the former president of Swarthmore College, has long been gregarious and charming with strangers yet cerebral with his children. Tad writes that “trying to reach him always felt like ice fishing.”
Ever wonder how cartoonists work? New Yorker cartoons have been a lifeline these last few years. Join us when four prominent New Yorker cartoonists, Harry Bliss, Ellis Rosen, David Sipress, and Sofia Warren discuss single panel cartooning and captioning with moderator Hilary Price.