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Bechdel is a skilled and endearing storyteller. When her beloved therapist crosses a boundary and tells her that she’s adorable — you can understand why. In one conversation, Bechdel’s mother indirectly links her to writers who can’t get beyond writing “about themselves,” and Bechdel defends memoir as a genre by asking the question, “Can’t you be more universal by being specific?” -Heather O’Neill

"Are You My Mother: A Comic Drama" is Alison Bechdel’s next best seller

Bechdel is a skilled and endearing storyteller. When her beloved therapist crosses a boundary and tells her that she’s adorable — you can understand why. In one conversation, Bechdel’s mother indirectly links her to writers who can’t get beyond writing “about themselves,” and Bechdel defends memoir as a genre by asking the question, “Can’t you be more universal by being specific?” -Heather O’Neill

"Are You My Mother: A Comic Drama" is Alison Bechdel’s next best seller

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