Treasure Box

Treasure Box: June 2016

Welcome to June’s Treasure Box, your monthly trove of goodies, curiosities, and (for this month at least) creepy-crawlies, curated by me! For the month of June, here’s a super-sized Box, full of strong women, creepy Asians, and more: ♦ This incredibly bizarre tale of adultery and murder, starring Walburga Oesterrich, a wealthy woman who hid her much-younger… Continue reading Treasure Box: June 2016

Books

Hermione Granger’s Feminist Book Club: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Halfway through Hermione Granger’s Feminist Book Club 2016, and the books are only getting even more varied! This month: a graphic memoir, Marjane Satrapi’s celebrated PERSEPOLIS. Initially published in France, the U.S. collection is divided into two parts. “The Story of a Childhood” covers Satrapi’s early years in Iran. The rebellious daughter of educated Marxist parents, young Marjane’s… Continue reading Hermione Granger’s Feminist Book Club: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi