Iconic New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast and New Yorker writer Patricia Marx join creative forces in You Can Only Yell at Me for One Thing at a Time: Rules for Couples. A hilarious illustrated collection of love and relationship advice, the book makes a perfect Valentine’s Day or anniversary gift.
Everyone’s heard the old advice for a healthy relationship: Never go to bed angry. Play hard to get. Sexual favors in exchange for cleaning up the cat vomit is a good and fair trade—one of the tips in this guide that will make you laugh, remind you why your relationship is better than everyone else’s, and solve all your problems.
In addition to the New Yorker, Roz Chast’s work has appeared in numerous magazines, including the Village Voice, National Lampoon, and Harvard Business Review. She has written and illustrated many books through the years, and her first memoir, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? won a National Book Critics Circle Award and was shortlisted for a National Book Award.
Patricia Marx is a former writer for Saturday Night Live whose work has appeared in the New Yorker, Time, and the New York Times, among other publications. The first woman elected to the Harvard Lampoon, she is the author of several books, including Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?: A Mother’s Suggestions, illustrated by Roz Chast. She was the recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship.