By Julie Doucet. Published by Drawn & Quarterly.
Softcover, 104 pages, B&W, 2010 (originally published 1999)
A CLASSIC GRAPHIC NOVEL, BACK IN PRINT!
My New York Diary is the classic graphic novel by the acclaimed and iconic artist Julie Doucet. In one of the first contemporary graphic novels, Doucet abruptly packs her bags and moves to New York. Trouble follows her in the form of a jealous boyfriend, insecurity about her talent, her worsening epilepsy, and a tendency to self-medicate with booze and drugs.
This second printing of the softcover features new cover art by Julie Doucet!
Praise for My New York Diary
Few artists or writers deal with the hassles and ironies of being female in such novel and bittersweet ways.The Village Voice
Full of their author's most intimate and painful moments, Doucet's comics bring a depth of humanity and a deadpan humor to a succession of personal calamities.Publishers Weekly
...ferocious female sexuality.Los Angeles New Times
A dramatic roller-coaster ride...[it] lures you in like a cut in the mouth.New City Chicago
...a dramatic roller-coaster ride...Chicago New City