Books by Mary-Lou:
Now available in paperback!
Al Jaffee’s Mad Life (HarperCollins) is a biography of Al Jaffee, whose mad life began long before he became a celebrated writer/artist for MAD Magazine. Although Jaffee has become a cultural icon, the most compelling part of his life story has yet to be told.
Traveling While Married (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill) is a gender-driven, book of humorous essays covering a lifetime of travel a deux, from honeymoon to Elderhostel.
My Middle-Aged Baby Book, (Workman Publishing) is a best-selling parody of a baby book and a satire of middle age. Like the baby book in which your mother recorded your every physical and intellectual accomplishment, this book celebrates the memorable firsts of middle age.
Intensive Care: A Family Love Story is a memoir about how my husband, Larry and I, along with our sons Adam and Peter, struggled to thrive as a couple and a family, even as Peter was dying of muscular dystrophy.