Alison Bechdel


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Alison Bechdel is an American cartoonist. Originally best known for the long-running comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For, in 2006 she became a best-selling and critically acclaimed author with her graphic memoir Fun Home.

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While it’s lovely to get to talk to Terry Gross, and to have my book written about in The New Yorker, I have to say I am super excited to get a write-up on Outside magazine’s website. I’ve been reading Outside for years, since the olden times when it was a higher-brow version of Men’s Health, all bros skiing off cliffs. Now they actually have a lesbian columnist, Grace Perry, and I love what she s

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Average rating: 4.03 · 199,482 ratings · 14,857 reviews · 51 distinct worksSimilar authors
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

4.06 avg rating — 145,249 ratings — published 2006 — 48 editions
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Are You My Mother? A Comic ...

3.69 avg rating — 28,316 ratings — published 2012 — 19 editions
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The Essential Dykes to Watc...

4.40 avg rating — 9,800 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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Dykes to Watch Out For (DtW...

4.19 avg rating — 2,840 ratings — published 1986 — 4 editions
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More Dykes to Watch Out For...

4.27 avg rating — 750 ratings — published 1988 — 5 editions
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New, Improved! Dykes to Wat...

4.35 avg rating — 675 ratings — published 1990 — 3 editions
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The Best American Comics 2011

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3.70 avg rating — 760 ratings — published 2011
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Hot, Throbbing Dykes to Wat...

4.41 avg rating — 623 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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Dykes and Sundry Other Carb...

4.29 avg rating — 606 ratings — published 1997 — 3 editions
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Invasion of the Dykes to Wa...

4.37 avg rating — 528 ratings — published 2005
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“Grief takes many forms, including the absence of grief.”
Alison Bechdel

“I suppose that a lifetime spent hiding one's erotic truth could have a cumulative renunciatory effect. Sexual shame is in itself a kind of death.”
Alison Bechdel, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

“It was not a triumphal return. Home, as I had known it, was gone.”
Alison Bechdel, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

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