Third Place Books is thrilled to welcome New Yorker cartoonist Olivia de Recat to celebrate the release of Drawn Together: Illustrated True Love Stories in conversation with local illustrator and @haleydrewthis Instagrammer Haley Weaver! A perfect gift for a partner, a couple celebrating an anniversary, or a friend who just went through a break up, Drawn Together is a hopeful, humorous, entertaining book that will inspire even the shiest among us to take a chance on love. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required in advance.
Copies of Drawn Together will be available for purchase at the store. This event will include a public signing and time for audience Q&A. Sustain our author series by purchasing a copy of the featured book!
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Experience the beauty of romance in this charmingly illustrated book showcasing true stories of true love, in all its magnificence and mess.
From The New Yorker contributor and @drawingolive Instagrammer Olivia de Recat comes a heartwarming look at love, in its many forms. Drawing on interviews with "the best couples she knows"—young and old, from all walks of life—de Recat explores the question: what makes love work? But instead of trying to solve the puzzle of all relationships, ever, Drawn Together simply reflects the world back to itself, with stories of love and belonging, from pet names, to first date anxieties, to the enduring tales of life-long partnership.
Throughout, Olivia gracefully weaves in her own experiences, exploring how sometimes finding love can mean learning to embrace yourself. A perfect gift for a partner, a couple celebrating an anniversary, or a friend who just went through a break up, Drawn Together is a hopeful, humorous, entertaining book that will inspire even the shiest among us to take a chance on love.
Olivia de Recat is a cartoonist and writer whose work has appeared frequently in The New Yorker since 2017. She currently co-writes and illustrates a column for The New Yorker's website called "Dating Material." She has also been published in InStyle Magazine, The American Bystander, Food52, and more.
Haley Weaver is a Seattle-based illustrator and writer best known for her webcomics centered around anxiety and mental health. She has worked with brands including Pinterest, Uniqlo, and eBay among others, and her debut graphic memoir is set to publish in Fall 2023 with Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House. You can find her work on her popular Instagram account @haleydrewthis.
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