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Thursday, November 2, 2023
7:30pm Pacific Time
KQED Broadcast: 11/26/2023
Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater

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Social Studies

Since joining The New Yorker in 1978, Roz Chast has established herself as one of our greatest artistic chroniclers of the anxieties, superstitions, furies, insecurities, and surreal imaginings of modern life. She is the author of more than a dozen books including Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?, Around the Clock, Too Busy Marco, and its sequel Marco Goes to School, and she collaborated with humorist Steve Martin on The Alphabet from A to Y with Bonus Letter Z!. In her new book, I Must Be Dreaming, Chast illustrates her own dream world, a place that is sometimes creepy but always hilarious, accompanied by an illustrated tour through “Dream-Theory Land” guided by insights from poets, philosophers, and psychoanalysts alike.

Photo Credit: Bill Hayes