Thursday, March 22, 2007

Marjaneh Satrapi's interview

Click on the title. I disagree with her on many points, but she is right about a few essential one. I strongly recommend reading her interview. One great thing about Ms. Satrapi is her emotional honesty. She talks about events and people without justifying their actions or reactions. Her books Persepolis I & II are not about historical facts; they are story of a middle class Iranian family during a turbulent time. As a reader I do not use her testimony to judge, but to understand. That is what makes her remarkable as a writer.

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