Review: Persepolis

I finally understood why I felt ashamed to sit in my father’s Cadillac. The reason for my shame and for the revolution is the same: the difference between social classes.” -Marjane Satrapi,┬áPersepolis: The Story of a Childhood Synopsis: Marjane Satrapi grew up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution, and this graphic memoir details what she…

Review: Fun Home

What it is: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel is a graphic memoir that examines Bechdel’s childhood, especially her relationship with her father and her discovery and exploration of her sexuality. Almost everything in the graphic memoir, from people in Bechdel’s life to to the literature she reads, seems to parallel elements of her personality, making…