Cartoonist Roz Chast is a brilliant interpreter of the everyday. Her cartoons depict neuroses, hilarity, angst and domesticity and more than 1000 of them have appeared in The New Yorker since 1978 (editor David Remnick has called her “the magazine’s only certifiable genius.”) Nine collections have been published of Chast’s work, including the newest,Theories of Everything.
Chast recently collaborated with Steve Martin on the children’s book The Alphabet from A to Y with Bonus Letter Z! and last Fall she published What I Hate: From A – Z. Her cartoons have also been published in Scientific American, the Harvard Business Review, Redbook, and Mother Jones.
Andrew Sean Greer is the author of The Story of a Marriage and The Confessions of Max Tivoli, named a best book of 2004 by the San Francisco Chronicle and the Chicago Tribune, The Path of Minor Planets, and the collection How It Was for Me. His stories has appeared in Esquire, The Paris Review, The New Yorker, and elsewhere, and have been anthologized most recently in The Book of Other People and Best American Nonrequired Reading.