Book Club Day: Getting Married and Other Mistakes by Barbara Slate


Getting Married and Other Mistakes by Barbara Slate

Reading a graphic novel is a very different experience. Instead of imagining the story in our heads as we read, we get to see what the artist sees. Reading Barbara Slate’s  Getting Married and Other Mistakes (Other Press) is like getting a sneak peek into Slate’s brain. Semi-autobiographical, Slate shares a very real, yet funny account of recovering from an unexpected divorce. Jo, the book’s protagonist, is someone many of us can relate to.

Today From Left to Write members share their reflections about Jo, marriage, and even some of their mistakes:

What mistakes have you made?
For a peek of the first few pages, head over to the Getting Married and Other Mistakes Facebook page. You can find more of Barbara Slate’s work on her website. Then grab a copy of the graphic novel for your summer reading.