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The first volume of this memoir, published initially in French as L’Arabe du Futur, won both the top award at the Angoulême International Comics Festival in 2015 and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for best graphic novel.
(I served on the LA jury.) It focuses primarily on the relationship between little Riad and his father, Abdel-Razak, a professor with ambitions of bringing enlightenment, education, and unity to his fellow Arabs.
Several reports from highly circulated American newspapers including the Boston Herald, the New York Times and the Chicago Tribune have attributed one in every four hookups within North America in 2012 to online dating.
We know that as an adult he moved back to France, drew a comic book about being circumcised when he was eight, made a satirical movie called Jacky in the Women’s Kingdom (set in a fictional Islamic country with reversed sex roles), and, until just before the massacre in Paris, worked for Charlie Hebdo, where he was the only cartoonist of Arab descent.
It suggests a story of two cultures, two civilizations, two ways of life—Europe vs. If you already have one of these subscriptions, please be sure you are logged in to your account.