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Marjane Satrapi
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MARJANE SATRAPI was born in Rasht, Iran. She now lives in Paris, where she is a regular contributor to magazines and newspapers throughout the world, including The New Yorker and The New York Times. She is the author of Persepolis, Persepolis 2, Embroideries, Chicken with Plums, and several children's books. She cowrote and codirected the animated feature film version of Persepolis, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Her  most recent film was a live-action version of Chicken with Plums.

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Chicken with Plums

Written by Marjane Satrapi


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $12.95

Acclaimed graphic artist Marjane Satrapi brings what has become her signature humor and insight, her keen eye and ear, to the heartrending story of a celebrated Iranian musician who gives up his life for music and love.

When Nasser Ali Khan, the author’s great-uncle, discovers that his beloved instrument is irreparably damaged... Read more >

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The Complete Persepolis
Now a Major Motion Picture
Written by Marjane Satrapi


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: October 30, 2007
Price: $24.95

Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed memoir-in-comic-strips.

Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her... Read more >

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Embroideries

Written by Marjane Satrapi


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: April 18, 2006
Price: $12.95

From the best–selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. Embroideries gathers together Marjane’s tough–talking grandmother, stoic mother, glamorous and eccentric aunt and their friends and neighbors for an afternoon of tea drinking and talking. Naturally, the subject turns to love... Read more >

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Persepolis
The Story of a Childhood
Written by Marjane Satrapi


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: June 1, 2004
Price: $13.95

Originally published to wide critical acclaim in France, where it elicited comparisons to Art Spiegelman's Maus, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi's wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In powerful black-and-white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.

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Persepolis
The Story of a Childhood
Written by Marjane Satrapi


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: April 29, 2003
Price: $21.95

Originally published to wide critical acclaim in France, where it elicited comparisons to Art Spiegelman's Maus, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi's wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In powerful black-and-white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

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Persepolis 2
The Story of a Return
Written by Marjane Satrapi


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: August 2, 2005
Price: $13.95

In Persepolis, heralded by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day,” Marjane Satrapi dazzled us with her heartrending memoir-in-comic-strips about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Here is the continuation of her fascinating story. In 1984, Marjane flees fundamentalism and... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.

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Persepolis 2
The Story of a Return
Written by Marjane Satrapi


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: August 31, 2004
Price: $17.95

Here is the fascinating and equally unforgettable sequel to Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi's critically acclaimed memoir-in-comic strips of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.

In 1984, fourteen-year-old Marjane left behind her home in Tehran, escaping fundamentalism and the war with Iraq to begin a new life in the West. Here we... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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