Dewey or Don't We Book Discussion-Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am

A wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Intensely personal, profoundly political, and wholly original, Persepolis is at once a story of growing up and a stunning reminder of the human cost of war and political repression. It shows how we carry on, through laughter and tears, in the face of absurdity. And, finally, it introduces us to an irresistible little girl with whom we cannot help but fall in love. This book is a graphic novel. To those who have yet to experience the genre, Persepolis is wonderful starting point.

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