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Wednesday, January 07, 2015

One Way to Fight Back


It was a bad day for journalists and artist. Terrorists killed 12 at the French weekly Charlie Hebdo.
It was kind of on my mind all day, and made me want to celebrate a writer. So I picked Marjane Satrapi, whose graphic memoir "Persepolis" is one of my favorites. It's about her 1970s childhood in Iran, which became more and more conservative as her liberal parents watched.

Most of us can't do much about radical fools. But we can celebrate our freedom to read by ... reading.

Monday, January 05, 2015