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Author photo. Credit: Larry D. Moore, 2007 Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas

Credit: Larry D. Moore, 2007 Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas

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Roz Chast was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 26, 1954. She received a BFA in painting from Rhode Island School of Design in 1977. Her cartoons have appeared in The New Yorker, Scientific American, the Harvard Business Review, Redbook, and Mother Jones. She is the author of several books including The Party, After You Left: Collected Cartoons 1995-2003, What I Hate: From A to Z, Theories of Everything: Selected, Collected, and Health-Inspected Cartoons, 1978-2006, and Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir. She has also illustrated several books including The Alphabet from A to Y, with Bonus Letter, Z by Steve Martin. (Bowker Author Biography)
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What I Hate: From A to Z 141 copies, 32 reviews
Parallel Universes 94 copies, 1 review
The Best American Comics 2016 (Editor) 70 copies, 1 review
Cold Comfort Farm (Illustrator, some editions) 5,424 copies, 213 reviews
The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker (Cartoonist) 1,234 copies, 9 reviews
The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them (Cover artist, some editions) 1,010 copies, 46 reviews
You're an Animal, Viskovitz (Cover artist, some editions) 226 copies, 9 reviews
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (Contributor) 186 copies, 3 reviews
Weird and Wonderful Words (Illustrator) 149 copies
The Penguin Book of Women's Humour (Contributor) 108 copies
The Best American Comics 2015 (Contributor) 84 copies, 1 review
Now Everybody Really Hates Me (Illustrator) 84 copies, 3 reviews
One Bite Won't Kill You (Illustrator) 79 copies
Totally Weird and Wonderful Words (Illustrator) 70 copies
101 Two-Letter Words (Illustrator) 53 copies, 4 reviews
What’s Language Got to Do with It? (Contributor) 51 copies, 2 reviews
The New Yorker Book of Kids Cartoons (Introduction) 46 copies
Now I Will Never Leave the Dinner Table (Illustrator) 39 copies, 1 review
The Joy of Being Single (Illustrator) 31 copies, 2 reviews
The Best Contemporary Women's Humor (Contributor) 25 copies
Meet My Staff (Illustrator) 21 copies, 1 review
The Joy of Worry (Illustrator) 19 copies
Rationalizations to Live By (Illustrator) 15 copies
The Joy of Being 50 Plus (Illustrator) 8 copies
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