Booth, Chast, Kalman and Tomine at The Strand

A sure-to-please event at The Strand Bookstore ( 828 Broadway, 2nd Fl.) May 3, 2011, 7 pm — 8 pm, celebrating the winner of the 2011 Eustace Tilley contest and launch  of The New Yorker’s Strand tote bag.  Francoise Mouly the magazine’s Art Editor, will moderate a panel discussion with George Booth, Roz ChastMaira Kalman, and Adrian Tomine. Other New Yorker artists and cartoonists will be in attendance to sign books.

Best of the Worst due this Fall

According to Barnes & Noble’s website, Rejected! The Best of the Worst: 293 Cartoons You Never Saw, and Never Will See, in The New Yorker  ( Workman) has a pub date of September 2011.  No cover shown, and no information other than the basics.