Roz Chast & Patty Marx "You Can Only Yell at Me for One Thing at a Time"

Event date: 
01/17/2020 - 7:00pm

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About You Can Only Yell at Me for One Thing at a Time: Rules for Couples

The perfect Valentine’s Day and anniversary gift: An illustrated collection of love and relationship advice from New Yorker writer Patricia Marx, with illustrations from New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast.

Everyone knows the tired, clichéd advice for a healthy relationship: Never go to bed angry. The couple that plays together, stays together. Distance makes the heart grow fonder. Sexual favors in exchange for cleaning up the cat vomit is a good and fair trade.

Okay, maybe not that last one. In You Can Only Yell at Me for One Thing at a Time: Rules for Couples, the authors of Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It share their fresh, new romance tips that will make you laugh, make you feel seen, and remind you why your relationship is better than everyone else’s.


About the Authors

Patricia Marx has been contributing to The New Yorker since 1989. She is a former writer for “Saturday Night Live” and “Rugrats,” and is the author of several books, including Let's Be Less Stupid, Him Her Him Again The End of Him, and Starting from Happy. Marx was the first woman elected to the Harvard Lampoon. She has taught screenwriting and humor writing at Princeton, New York University, and Stonybrook University. She was the recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship.


Roz Chast has loved to draw cartoons since she was a child growing up in Brooklyn. She attended Rhode Island School of Design, majoring in Painting because it seemed more artistic. However, soon after graduating, she reverted to type and began drawing cartoons once again. She is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?



You Can Only Yell at Me for One Thing at a Time: Rules for Couples Cover Image
By Patricia Marx, Roz Chast (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250225139
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days (may take longer if sourced from further away)
Published: Celadon Books - January 14th, 2020

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Wellesley Books
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