Persepolis creator Marjane Satrapi to speak at Case Western

For all you Iranian ex-pats living in Cleveland, get ready. One of your greatest exports is coming to the city. Graphic novelist Marjane Satrapi will be at Case Western university tomorrow afternoon to give a free lecture. Satrapi is the creator of the graphic-novel series Persepolis. It’s a coming-of-age story about a young Persian girl that somehow does not feel like a coming-of-a-story about a young Persian girl. The novels were adapted into a animated movie that was an Academy Award Nominee for Best Animated Feature Film. But, as usual, the novels are better. ...
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