Graphic Novel Reads: Corridor by Sarnath Banerjee

Jehangir Rangoonwala sells second-hand books, plays chess with a customer/friend, hands out tea and unsolicited advice. Digital Dutta stands for people who live and accomplish great things…in their dreams. A collector of odd things is too anxious to make use of his priced possessions. Shintu is newly married, worried to death about his sex life, … Read more

Graphic Novel Reads: Kabul Disco by Nicolas Wild

Expatriate (Expat, in short) n. a person who lives outside their native country.  Kabul Disco is a humorous, irreverent and tongue-in-cheek account of a young French illustrator who, as a knee jerk reaction to financial penury and boredom, opts for an initial two-month stint as a comic book author in Afghanistan. The assignment – Co-write … Read more

Graphic Novel Reads: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Persepolis is a memoir drawn and lettered in the graphic novel format by Marjane Satrapi. The memoir was first published in year 2000 in French, and has since been translated into several languages including English. Satrapi uses decorous, simplistic black & white illustrations, humour, lyricism and witticisms to conjure up a memorable childhood. After all, … Read more