Graphic Novel Book Club: Moms

MCAF

Graphic Novel Book Club: Moms

14 October 2020 19:00 - 21:00

VIRTUAL BOOKCLUB - ONLINE VIA ZOOM

ID de réunion : 859 3606 1679
Code secret : 962112

♥Join our Graphic Novel Book Club as we meet online every month to discuss contemporary Graphic Novels!

At our next meeting, Wednesday October 14th, at 7 PM EDT, we'll discuss MOMS by Yeong-shin Ma!

By purchasing your book from our online store --mtl.drawnandquarterly.com -- you help support community events like this one, independent publishing and retailing, our neighborhood, and authors both local and from around the world who depend on independent bookstores for their livelihood. Your support is appreciated.

///////////////////////////////////////////

MOMS

An outrageously funny book about middle-aged women that reexamines romance, lust, and gender normsLee Soyeon, Myeong-ok, and Yeonjeong are all mothers in their mid-fifties. And they’ve had it. They can no longer bear the dead weight of their partners or the endless grind of menial jobs where their bosses control everything, down to how much water they can drink. Although Lee Soyeon divorced her husband years ago after his gambling drove their family into bankruptcy, she finds herself in another tired and dishonest decade-long relationship with Jongseok, a slimy waiter at a nightclub. Meanwhile, Myeong-ok is having an illicit affair with a younger man, and Yeonjeong, whose husband suffers from erectile dysfunction, has her eye on an acquaintance from the gym. Bored with conventional romantic dalliances, these women embrace outrageous sexual adventures and mishaps, ending up in nightclubs, motels, and even the occasional back-alley brawl.With this boisterous and darkly funny manhwa, Yeong-shin Ma defies the norms of the traditional Korean family narrative, offering instead the refreshingly honest and unfiltered story of a group of middle-aged moms who yearn for something more than what the mediocre men in their lives can provide. Despite their less-than-desirable jobs, salaries, husbands, and boyfriends, these women brazenly bulldoze their way through life with the sexual vulnerability and lust typically attributed to twenty-somethings.

/////////////////////////////////

YEONG-SHIN MAYeong-shin Ma was born in Seoul, South Korea, in 1982. At twenty-five years old, after completing his military service, he started drawing comics as part of an indie group. Ma began publishing webtoons in 2015. Moms is his first book to be published in English.

/////////////////////////////////////////

Librairie Drawn & Quarterly recognizes that our bookstores are located on the unceded territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka. Many of us refer to Montreal as our home, but it is named Tiohtiá:ke. This has always been a gathering place for many First Nations and continues to be home to a diverse population of Indigenous peoples. It is important to think about how each and every one of us has arrived here. We are grateful that creating and sharing stories has been a part of this land for thousands of years and we urge you to seek out a story that is different from your own.

/////////////////////////////////////////

Please email events@drawnandquarterly.com if you have any questions 


Calendar

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
1
2
3
4
1
  • 19:00[FR] Club de lecture FBDM // Imaginaire
5
6
1
  • 14:00[FR] LA ROSE DU CIEL 2, le lancement en librairie
    Librairie Z Bookstore
    3420 Rue Ontario E, Montreal, QC H1W 1P9
7
8
9
10
1
  • 18:00[FR] Lancement virtuel | CASA RODEO de Thom
11
12
2
  • 13:00[FR] L’Atelier BD animé par Jean-Dominic Leduc
  • 19:00Librairie D+Q presents François Vigneault launching Titan!
13
2
  • 11:30[FR] Aventurosaure en direct!
  • 17:00[FR] TRACES DE MOCASSINS le lancement
    Librairie Z Bookstore
    3420 Rue Ontario E, Montreal, QC H1W 1P9
14
1
  • 09:30[FR] Dessinons avec Dominique Pelletier
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
1
  • 19:00[FR] Donjons, Dragons & Dessins / S01 – E04
    Organized By FBDM | MCAF
    Facebook
22
23
24
25
2
  • 18:00[FR] Lancement | LES ENQUÊTES DE SGOUBIDOU par Cathon
  • 19:00Graphic Novel Book Club: Paying the Land
26
27
28
Current Date
29
30
1
2
3
4
5