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Connections Book Club- PAMA

Event Type: Book Club
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 02/03/2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 Literature and visual arts connect in this unique book club. This month's choice: It's a Good Life, If You Don't Weaken, by world-renowned graphic artist Seth. The discussion will be paired with a tour of PAMA's exhibition Heading to Palookaville: Seth and the Art of the Graphic Novel.

Feature Book at-a-glance: It's a Good Life, If You Don't Weaken by Seth

In his first graphic novel, It's a Good Life, if You Don't Weaken, Seth pays homage to the wit and sophistication of the old-fashioned magazine cartoon. While trying to understand his dissatisfaction with the present, Seth discovers the life and work of Kalo, a forgotten New Yorker cartoonist from the 1940s. But his obsession blinds him to the needs of his lover and the quiet desperation of his family. Wry self-reflection and moody colours characterize Seth's style in this tale about learning lessons from nostalgia.

Please register in any branch or by calling 905-793-4636. Pick up your free copy of the book at Four Corners Library.

Location: Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives, 9 Wellington Street East, Brampton.
Library: Outreach Event