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Marjane Satrapi

Photo © 2004 Maria Ortis

Marjane Satrapi was born in Rasht and grew up in Tehran, Iran. She is the author of the bestselling graphic novels Persepolis (2003), Persepolis 2 (2004), and Embroideries (2004), all issued in the United States by Pantheon. She is currently at work completing an animated film adaptation of Persepolis. Her new graphic novel, Chicken with Plums, will be published in the fall of 2006.


Chicken with Plums, Part 2

Summer 2006 | Articles

  Editor’s note: Part 2 of Marjane Satrapi’s “Chicken with Plums” is not available online due to rights restrictions. It is only available in the print issue. To order a copy of the Summer 2006 issue, please click here. To view a portio [...]

Chicken with Plums, Part 1

Spring 2006 | Essays

  Marjane Satrapi’s Chicken with Plums is a classic twice-told tale. The first version of events, presented in our Spring 2006 issue, traces Nasser Ali Khan, one of Iran’s most celebrated tar players, on his search for a new instrument. His [...]