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*A New York Times Notable Book* "Funny, painful, outrageous . . . Anya Ulinich is the David Sedaris of Russian-American cartoonists."
--Gary Shteyngart
Anya Ulinich turns her sharp eye toward the strange, often unmooring world of "grown-up" dating in this darkly comic graphic novel. After her fifteen-year marriage ends, Lena Finkle gets an eye-opening education in love, sex, and loss when she embarks on a string of online dates, all while raising her two teenage daughters. The Vampire of Bensonhurst, the Orphan, Disaster Man, and the Diamond Psychiatrist are just a few of the unforgettable characters she meets along the way. Evoking Louis C. K.'s humor and Amy Winehouse's longing and anguish, and paying homage to Malamud and Chekhov, Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel is a funny and moving story, beautifully told.
  • ISBN13: 9780143125242
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Pubilcation Year: 2014
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00361
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FormatPaperback
Publication DateJuly 29, 2014
Pages361
Primary CategoryComics & Graphic Novels/Contemporary Women

Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel: A Graphic Novel

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