Fun Home Episode 4

Book Interrupted

Aug 8 2022 • 35 mins

Life choices, raising children, household organization, solipsism, and more. The women continue their chat inspired by “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel. Are you a person who has too many mugs or just enough?

Discussion Points:

  • Reading a graphic novel like reading poetry
  • Literary references and complicated vocabulary in Fun Home
  • Philosophy of solipsism
  • Making life choices that make yourself happy
  • The nuclear family and adult creative pursuits
  • Raising children with a village versus a small family
  • The advantages to having multi-aged play groups
  • Child, bag, and other trackers
  • Having homes for household objects so you don’t lose things
  • Having too many mugs

Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:

Book Interrupted Website

Book Interrupted YouTube Channel

Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

Dykes to Watch Out For

Solipsistic

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

The 4% Fix: How One Hour Can Change Your Life by Karma Brown

Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Helpful Little Humans by Michaeleen Doucleff

The Tile App