Discussion and Book Signing
Marjane Satrapi was born in 1969 in Rasht, Iran, and currently lives in Paris. She is the author of the internationally best-selling and award-winning comic book autobiography in two parts, Persepolis and Persepolis 2, and the graphic novel Embroideries. Ms. Satrapi will discuss her work including the recently released Chicken with Plums (Pantheon Books, October 2006) the story of her great-uncle, a celebrated Iranian musician, who gave up his life for music and love.
Persepolis, Persepolis II, Embroideries, and Chicken with Plums were originally published in French and translated to English.
Date: Monday, October 23, 2006
Time: 7:00 PM
Talk is in English.
Sponsored by MIT Foreign Languages and Literatures, The MIT Contemporary French Studies Fund, CB/BS, De Florez Fund for Humor, Council for the Arts at MIT.
Official Website: http://web.mit.edu/cbbs/events.htm
Added by rekha6 on October 8, 2006