October 31, 2011
One Universirty, One Book: Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
Read and enjoy Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood, a graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi. Satrapi's 2003 book discusses growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. It depicts her childhood. "Persepolis paints an unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran and of the bewildering contradictions of home life and public life," according to the book flap. The book has been made into a movie, as well. Join the Governors State University community in a discussion of this book
from 5 to 7 p.m.,
Nov. 1, 2011,
in the Cafeteria annex at GSU.