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Funny But Sad Family Stories—Nora Decter

(A recommended reading list by Nora Decter, whose new novel is WHAT'S NOT MINE.) "Where does resilience come from? If you were to look to these books for the answer, it would be through a stubborn, sometimes morbid sense of humour. The families in these books are facing incredible challenges, from addiction, to mental illness, discrimination and even genocide. Throughout it all, it is their sense of humour—jokes and wisecracks, often aimed at one another—that gets each of them through. If humour as resistance and sarcasm as survival instinct are your thing, check out these titles!"

by Kerry Clare