How We Got By: 111 People Share Stories of Survival, Resilience, and Hope through Hardship (Hardcover)

How We Got By: 111 People Share Stories of Survival, Resilience, and Hope through Hardship By Shaina Feinberg, Julia Rothman Cover Image
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When your world is upended, how do you react? Who do you become? New York Times columnists, illustrator Julia Rothman and writer Shaina Feinberg, seek answers to these questions and more in this gorgeously illustrated collection of sometimes heartbreaking, always illuminating first-person stories.

Based on one of Feinberg and Rothman's columns in the New York Times, “How We Got By: New Yorkers’ Advice for Getting Through a Crisis,” How We Got By is an ambitious journalistic undertaking rendered in an artful, collectible package. Each accompanied by one of Rothman’s full-color illustrated portraits, these personal accounts touch on a wide variety of subjects, from money and business to relationships, family, trauma, and death.

A window into the world of how others think, feel, and, ultimately, survive, How We Got By invites us to remember our shared humanity as well as our truly extraordinary resilience.

About the Author

Julia Rothman is the author and/or illustrator of fourteen books, including Nature AnatomyLadies Drawing Night, and Hello, New York. In 2017, she cofounded––with Wendy MacNaughton––Women Who Draw, an open directory of female-identifying illustrators, artists, and cartoonists. 

Shaina Feinberg is a writer/director who has created content for the New York Times, IFC, Audible, Refinery29, First Look Media, This American Life, and BRIC TV. In 2019, Shaina was named by IndieWire as one of twenty-five queer filmmakers to watch.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781524872311
ISBN-10: 1524872318
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Publication Date: September 26th, 2023
Pages: 224
Language: English