Notes to a Note on the Notes of Chester Brown

Here are some notes to a piece I wrote about the notes of Chester Brown, whose Paying for It: A Comic-Strip Memoir About Being a John is out this week from Drawn & Quarterly. If you're curious about the piece, it can be read at the website Toronto Standard.

1. I thought of Geoff Dyer, in Out of Sheer Rage, calling Marguerite Yourcenar’s notes to her Memoirs of Hadrian “a text of far greater interest to me than the novel to which it is appended.”