[ENG] Graphic Novel Book Club: Bye Bye Babylon

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[ENG] Graphic Novel Book Club: Bye Bye Babylon

18 juillet 2018 19:00 - 21:00

La Petite Librairie Drawn & Quarterly

176 Rue Bernard O, Montréal, QC H2T 2K2

Each month we host a Graphic Novel Book Club meeting, open to all, during which we hang out and informally discuss a featured graphic novel. Our pick for this July is Bye Bye Babylon by Lamia Ziade. We will meet at La Petite Librairie Drawn & Quarterly (176 Rue Bernard O.) on Wednesday, July 18th at 7 p.m. The discussion will be hosted by Librairie Drawn & Quarterly staff member Eli Tareq Lynch. Join us for refreshments and collective insights!

***We are offering a 20% discount on Bye Bye Babylon from now until the meeting date!***

Beirut in the 1970s is a paradise. Wealthy families ride escalators and fill shopping carts with imported food and luxury products from Paris and New York. Lamia Ziadé, seven years old, dreams of banana splits, American candy, flying on Pan Am Airways, and visiting the local cinema. Considered by the elite the “Paris, Las Vegas or Monaco of the Middle East,” Beirut was in reality a powder keg, waiting for a spark. On April 13, 1975 Lamia and her family returned from lunch in the countryside to find a city in flames. Looking back on the golden days before the war, and its immediate, devastating effects, Bye Bye Babylon positions an elegiac and shocking narrative next to a child’s perspective of the years 1975–79: of consumer icons next to burning buildings, scenes of violence and sparkling new weapons painted in vivid Technicolor—war as pop. It is a unique graphic memoir, and an important visual record of a terrible war.


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  • 17:00Lancement Ensemble contre la COVID
    Les Impatients
Date courante
2
1
  • 19:00Expozine Gala 20ième anniversaire
    Anteism Books
3
1
  • 16:00RÉGIS LOISEL : Rencontre , échange et signature
    Librairie Un livre à soi
    1575 Avenue Laurier Est, Montréal QC
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1
  • 14:00Crée une BD scientifique
    Maison de la culture Maisonneuve
    4200 Rue Ontario E, Montreal, QC H1V 1K1
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  • 13:00Lancement Psychoverse avec Yanick Paquette
    Librairie Z Bookstore
    3420 Rue Ontario E, Montreal, QC H1W 1P9
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