Upcoming Event

Roz Chast & Patricia Marx

Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?: A Mother's Suggestions

Get tickets to see Roz Chast (author of New York Times bestseller and 2014 National Book Award Finalist, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?), and New Yorker writer Patricia Marx discuss their new book!

The perfect Mother’s Day gift: A collection of witty one-line advice New Yorker writer Patricia Marx heard from her mother, accompanied by full-color illustrations by New Yorker staff cartoonist Roz Chast.

Roz Chast was born in Brooklyn and now lives in Connecticut. Her cartoons have appeared in countless magazines, and she is the author of many books, including The Party, After You Left.

Patricia Marx has been contributing to The New Yorker since 1989. She is a former writer for “Saturday Night Live” and “Rugrats,” and the author of several books. Marx was the first woman elected to the Harvard Lampoon. She has taught screenwriting and humor writing at Princeton, New York University, and Stonybrook University. She was the recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship.