Book of Interest: Marisa Acocella Marchetto’s “Ann Tenna”

Ann TennaDue September 1st, from Knopf, Ann Tenna from Marisa Acocella Marchetto.

From the publisher’s note:

From the celebrated New Yorker cartoonist and acclaimed author of Cancer Vixen, a brilliant, funny, and wildly imaginative first novel: the story of an influential gossip columnist brought face-to-face with her higher self—and a challenge to change her life for the better.

Link here to Ms. Marchetto’s website

 

 

Eskenazi Laments; Marchetto’s ‘Cancer Vixen’ HBO project moves ahead; Wheeler & SXSW & Grumpy Cat

From newyorker.com, March 13, 2013, “Farewell Fung Wah” this video by Marc Philippe Eskenazi, wearing one of his many hats (he’s also a stand-up comedian, a New Yorker cartoonist, and an assistant cartoon editor at the magazine).

Mr. Eskenazi sets his tune to Bob Dylan’s 1965 song, “Farewell Angelina” (found on Sony’s 1991 release,  Bob Dylan, The Bootleg Series, Vol.2)

 

From deadline.com, March 12, 2013, “Cate Blanchett to Star in HBO Adaptation of ‘Cancer Vixen'” –Marisa Acocella Marchetto’s memoir gets closer to the silver screen.

(thanks to David Pomerantz for the link)

 

From venturebeat.com, March 12, 2013, “The truth about SXSW by New Yorker cartoonist Shannon Wheeler”