Marjane Satrapi

Books on the Bayou

The Houston area is encouraged to read Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi between August 28th and September 30th and to participate in discussing the book.  Our library will be discussing the book on Tuesday, September 14th at 6:30pm and we look forward to seeing you then.


PersepolisTitle to be discussed: Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi. Date of meeting: Thursday, Sept. 23, 1:30pm, Earl Elliott Room. Repeated Friday, Sept. 24, 2:30pm, Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: This memoir, told in graphic novel format, tells the story of Satrapi's childhood in Iran, from carefree pre-revolutionary days, to the departure of the Shah and the takeover of the Islamic fundamentalists. This is the 2010 Books on the Bayou selection being read and discussed all across Harris County.

Upcoming Selection: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.

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