Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
Life can be shit. Love can be shit. Whatever has happened to you, whatever will happen to you, whatever might happen to you, whatever hasn't happened to you, well . . . you're not alone. Andre Jordan's drawings and prose are culled from a life of heartache and unrequited love. Simple, sad, clever, and darkly hilarious, they tell of both dismal places and hopeful realizati...more
Perfectly straddles the fence between Beautiful and Devastating.
I probably never should have requested a review copy of this one. I should have KNOWN. I was suckered in by the allure of a title that is shared with a Smiths and a cute little stick figure on the cover.
The thing is, though: this book isn't really a reading sort of book. It's a collections of drawings and sad phrases. It is...sad. I liked some of the drawings and captions well en ...more
You realize, when you read the work of depressives, just what an awful positive-feedback loop it is, and how they can't really escape it without some big push ...more
My favorite bit:
There is a place that I once knew
cold and frightening and bitterly blue
if you should find yourself there too
I'll hold your hand and walk with you