Search Results: "Marjane Satrapi"


BOOK REVIEW

MONSTERS ARE AFRAID OF THE MOON by Marjane Satrapi
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

Strongly drawn, vividly colored figures with large, expressive eyes light up this simple tale of a child who discovers that her solution to a personal problem has wider consequences. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHICKEN WITH PLUMS by Marjane Satrapi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2006

"A thin sliver of illustrated memoir that barely hits its stride before fading away."
Satrapi (Embroideries, 2005, etc.) recalls the tragic final days of her great-uncle, an Iranian musician who died of a broken heart after his wife destroyed his favorite instrument. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EMBROIDERIES by Marjane Satrapi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2005

"Lighter in subject matter than her previous work, Satrapi keeps things semicomical, even when relating matters of severe heartbreak, and her dashed-off drawings (with their slightly childlike expressions) help matters along."
Let's talk about sex . . . and the disappointments of men. Read full book review >