Friday Spill: Krimstein’s Graphic Novel On Washington Post Best of 2021 List; Booth Film “Drawing Life” Makes Its Digital Premier On The New Yorker Live; Just Arrived: David Sipress’s Memoir…”What’s So Funny?”
November 19, 2021
Ken Krimstein’s Graphic Novel On Washington Post’s Best of 2021 List A hearty congrats to Ken Krimstein on his new book When I Grow Up: The Lost Autobiographies Of Six Yiddish Teens being named one of The Washington Post‘s Best Graphic Novels of 2021. Related: From The Chicago Tribune, November 18, 2021: “What We’re Reading: When I Grow Up is

Thurber Thursday: My Desert Island Book; Reminder…Today’s The Day To See The Booth Short Film,”Drawing Life”
November 18, 2021
My Desert Island Book  There is one title among all the Thurber books in the Spill‘s library (I’m almost certain that the Spill’s Thurber collection is complete) that I’d want with me when the day comes I’m stranded on a desert island:The Thurber Carnival. For me, it’s stood the test of time like no other book. By “stood the test
Wednesday Spill: New Yorker Cartoon Editor Emma Allen On George Booth
November 17, 2021
Leading up to tomorrow’s subscriber-only showing of the short documentary film, “Drawing Life,” The New Yorker‘s cartoon editor, Emma Allen talks about Mr. Booth in this piece.   George Booth’s A-Z entry on the Spill:  George Booth (photo above taken in NYC 2016, courtesy of Liza Donnelly) Born June 28, 1926, Cainesville, MO. New Yorker work: June 14, 1969 – .

Tuesday Spill: Virtual Premiere Of Interest… Booth Short Doc “Drawing Life”; Daily Cartoonist & Cartoon; Daily Shouts Cartoonist
November 2, 2021
Virtual Premiere Of Interest…Booth Short Doc, “Drawing Life” New Yorker subscribers are in for a treat on November 18th, when Nathan Fitch’s short documentary film makes its virtual premiere, hosted by Emma Allen,The New Yorker‘s cartoon editor. Following the showing, Ms. Allen will be joined by three of the magazine’s cartoonists, Gerberg, Flake, and Nguyen, for a Q&A. More info
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