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