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Olivia de Recat + Ariella Elovic: Drawn Together

July 28, 7 pm8 pm.
$5 – $28


Join us for an in-person event with cartoonist and writer for The New Yorker Olivia de Recat for a discussion of the release of her latest book Drawn Together. Joining Olivia in conversation is the author and illustrator of CHEEKY: A Head to Toe Memoir, Ariella Elovic. This event will be hosted in the Strand Book Store’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at 828 Broadway on 12th Street.


Can’t make the event? Purchase a signed copy of Drawn Together here.



In-person events will be presented to a fully vaccinated and maskedaudience. All patrons over the age of five will be required to show proof* of having completed the COVID-19 vaccination series at least 14 daysprior to the date of the event.

*Proof of vaccination will be defined as either an original vaccination card, Excelsior Pass or its equivalent. We will be checking to ensure compliance with the 14 day waiting period post-vaccination.

Registration will be required online. No tickets for entry will be sold at the door.


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.


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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.


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Ariella Elovic is the founder of @thecheekyblog, an online platform through which she combats the shame so many of us feel in relation to our bodies. Her work has been featured by The New Yorker, Cosmopolitan, and Teen Vogue.


Strand Book Store 828 Broadway, 3rd Floor, Rare Book Room
New York, 10003

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