The Birds Word with Robin: Historical Graphic Novel Roundup

Presenting The Birds Word with Robin: A roundup featuring books in the historical graphic novel genre. Reviewed by Robin Wasilewski for In the Stacks. 

This is a review of March by John Lewis, Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, and Maus by Art Spiegelman

The first book is March, book one by John Lewis. This tell the story of the congressman’s early life in Alabama and how he became such a crucial art of the Civil Rights Movement.

The Second book is The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi. This is a memoir and is from the point of view of the author growing up through the Islamic Revolution. 

The third book is Maus the complete collection by Art Spiegelman. This is another memoir that is written from the point of view of the authors father. Throughout the novel he is interviewing his father to get a personal account of what it was like to live through WWII and the Holocaust. 

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