What I Hate

An alphabetical list of the things we love about Roz Chast's wonderfully wry cartoons would stretch from the absolutely amazing way she captures everyday anxiety to the zig-zaggy line she employs to evoke a parade of zany characters. Here, the New Yorker staff cartoonist offers a hilarious compendium of the horrible and the merely irritating that makes us love her all the more.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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