If you like The Simpsons, then you owe it to yourself to check out Lynda Barry’s cartoon novellas. Barry and her best friend, Simpsons creator Matt Groening, constitute a binary star: Both mine childhood memories with uncanny accuracy and subversive intent. And as demonstrated in Come Over, Come Over, the seventh collection of her work, Barry draws better. Her tales of junior-high folkways circa 1971 are timeless, hilarious, as packed with apt pop-culture observations as any Updike novel, and suffused with an unsentimental grief reminiscent of Raymond Carver. A
Come Over, Come Over If you like The Simpsons, then you owe it to yourself to check out Lynda Barry's cartoon novellas. Barry and her best friend, SimpsonsCome Over, Come OverFiction, Comic Books/Graphic NovelsLynda Barry If you like The Simpsons, then you owe it to yourself to check out Lynda Barry's cartoon novellas. Barry and her best friend, Simpsons1990-12-14HarperPerennial Library
Genre: Fiction, Comic Books/Graphic Novels; Author: Lynda Barry; Publisher: HarperPerennial Library
Posted December 14 1990 — 12:00 AM EST
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