The Heartbreak Diet (2008) Thorina Rose's The Heartbreak Diet is the thoughtful real-life tale of a San Francisco artist starting over with two young children after her French husband's… 2008-04-02 Comic Books/Graphic Novels Chronicle Books
Book Review

The Heartbreak Diet (2008)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Apr 02, 2008; Writer: Thorina Rose; Genre: Comic Books/Graphic Novels; Publisher: Chronicle Books

Thorina Rose's The Heartbreak Diet is the thoughtful real-life tale of a San Francisco artist starting over with two young children after her French husband's très gauche midlife defection to a younger woman.

For Fans of...
Alison Bechdel's Fun Home.

Lowdown
Rose's piquant, witty drawings accompany a story that retains a hopeful levity without veering into self-pity or bitterness. A-

Originally posted Jun 13, 2008 Published in issue #998 Jun 20, 2008 Order article reprints