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Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
Roz Chast

"In her first memoir, Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family photos, and documents, and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears, Chast's memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents."

Cancer Vixon
Marisa Acocella Marchetto

"What happens when a shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, wine-swilling, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, single-forever, about-to-get-married big-city girl cartoonist with a fabulous life finds... a lump in her breast?"

The following comics are required and suggested texts for University of Chicago course KNOW 37015:Death Panels – Exploring Dying and Death through Comics, taught by Brian Callender, MD and MK Czerwiec, RN.

Ghosts: A Graphic Novel

Raina Telgemeier

Dancing at the Pity Party

Tyler Feder

Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371a

MK Czierwiec

You Died: An Anthology of the Afterlife

Ronan and the Endless Sea of Stars: A Graphic Memoir

By Rick Louis and Lara Antal

Last Things: A Graphic Memoir of Loss and Love

Marissa Moss

What to Do When I'm Gone: A Mother's Wisdom to Her Daughter

Suzy Hopkins and Hallie Bateman

Rosalie Lightning: A Graphic Memoir

Tom Hart

Things to Do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park: . . . When You're 29 and Unemployed

Aneurin Wright 

Special Exits

Joyce Farmer

Tangles: A Story about Alzheimer's, My Mother, and Me

Sarah Leavitt

The House

Paco Roca

Cry, Heart, But Never Break

Glenn Ringtved and Charlotte Pardi

Outbreak! Plagues that Changed History

Bryn Barnard

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