by Marjane Satrapi | Graphic Novels |
ISBN: 037571457X Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingbluemozaikwing of Rockville, Maryland USA on 8/26/2023
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Journal Entry 1 by wingbluemozaikwing from Rockville, Maryland USA on Saturday, August 26, 2023
Picked up from a "banned books giveaway" at Maryland Day in April 2023. I liked the format of memoir told in comics, and the art really drove home that she was just a kid when all this happened. Hopefully one day I'll get my hands on the second volume.

Journal Entry 2 by wingbluemozaikwing at MOD Pizza in Rockville, Maryland USA on Saturday, September 23, 2023

Released 2 mos ago (9/23/2023 UTC) at MOD Pizza in Rockville, Maryland USA


I'm bringing this to today's BC in DC meeting. I might slide it towards ResQgeek for the Banned Books Week.

Journal Entry 3 by wingSqueakyChuwing at Rockville, Maryland USA on Saturday, September 23, 2023
I selected this softcover (c. 2003) at today's BCinDC meetup at MOD Pizza in Rockville, Maryland, USA. I plan to release it for Banned Books Week (October 1-7, 2023).

"In 2013, the Chicago Public School's superintendent, Barbara Byrd-Bennett, specifically had the book pulled from schools because she felt its graphic language and images were not acceptable for the intended seventh-grade classes." (

Thanks for sharing this book with me, BlueMozaik.

Journal Entry 4 by wingSqueakyChuwing at Rockville, Maryland USA on Saturday, September 23, 2023
I read another copy of this book in 2007. This is what I wrote after I read it...

This is a very brave book in which the author is not afraid to speak up about her personal life and beliefs. I would think that it's very hard to live in a culture with very little freedom of choice. Yet Marjane seems to be able to comfortably find a midpoint in straddling the worlds of Western thought and Islamic-ruled Iran. I see from her time in Austria that just living in freedom was not enough for her. She realized that she was missing the closeness of her family. Marjane is very lucky to have two such liberal and loving parents always ready to receive her back at home.

I especially liked the scene in art school where the models were all women in chadors!!! :-D That cracked me up.

I'm releasing this book to highlight Banned Books Week and for...

***The TEN LETTER release challenge hosted by Dove-i-Libri.


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