Books written by Alison Bechdel

Fun Home

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | August 20, 2019 | 232 pages
Professor:  Marr, Gemma
Course Codes:  ENGL 2109
Semester:  Summer-2019
A memoir done in the form of a graphic novel by a cult favorite comic artist offers a darkly funny family portrait that details her relationship with her father--a funeral home director, high school English teacher, and closeted homosexual.  More Info

The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | November 12, 2008 | 416 pages
From the author of Fun Home -- the lives, loves, and politics of cult fav characters Mo, Lois, Sydney, Sparrow, Ginger, Stuart, Clarice, and others For twenty-five years Bechdel’s path-breaking Dykes to Watch Out For strip has been collected in award-winning volumes (with a quarter of a million... More Info

The Best American Comics 2011

Mariner Books | October 4, 2011 | 352 pages
Culls top-selected cartoon stories from graphic novels, newspapers, webcomics and other sources in an annual anthology that features up-and-coming contributors as well as such established artists as Joe Sacco, Jeff Smith and Dash Shaw. 25,000 first printing.  More Info

Are You My Mother?

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) | May 1, 2012 | 224 pages
A graphic novel follow-up to Fun Home depicts the author's mother as a voracious reader, music lover and passionate amateur actress who quietly suffers as the wife of a closeted gay artist and withdraws from her young daughter.  More Info