Chester Brown (I Never Liked You and Louis Riel) was born in 1960 in Montreal and lives in Toronto; he is an illustrator for The New York Times Magazine and The New Yorker.
"A note of pure genius." --Rain Taxi Review of Books"It might seem jarring for a book to begin with 'The Toilet Paper Revolt' . . . and end with 'My Mom Was a Schizophrenic' . . ., but Brown pulls it off by mixing equal parts surrealism, violence, and contemplation. As a whole, this book tells another story: the maturing of an artist." --Details"Outrageous, surreal, hushed, mystical, and, often, funny as hell." --Metro Times (Detroit)"They universally exhibit Brown's inimitable mix of intimate and surreal." --Now