Liana Finck's cartoons appear regularly in The New Yorker and the Awl. Her book is A Bintel Brief. She posts her drawings on Instagram @lianafinck.
“I miss your record player, and the sense of home you carried with you, although you’d never really been at home anywhere.”
“You have to go away first.” “Like this?” “No. Farther.”
“I told you all these lies because I was afraid you would leave me.”
Once upon a time, in a land much larger than this one . . .
“How can I trust you if I don’t understand you?”
“What have I done to you?”
“It can’t work if I’m the only one willing to DEAL with things.”
“What is this thing that stands between us?”
“She always runs away from us.”
“STOP. Go back where you came from.”
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