Monday, November 19, 2007

Book club discusses Maus

15 members of the Alexandria Campus Book Club (including our youngest member -- who has not yet attained her first birthday!) gathered at the Matt Todd's apartment in Washington DC's Glover Park.

Discussion ranged from the American Indian Museum to Selling the Holocaust, to the graphic novel/ comic genre to the the symbolism of anthropormorphic animals. We also drank some wine.

Read more about Spiegelman on his website or vist the comicpedia.

Suggestions are welcome for our next title.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Alexandria Book Club reads Maus I & Maus II

The Book club tackles the Graphic novel for the second book of the year, reading Art Spiegelman's Maus.

The book club is all about breaking new ground: not only have we branched into the graphic novel genre, we've branched right out of Virginia! The November 16th book club will meet at Matt Todd's house in Washington DC.

(why are the Nazis portrayed as cats? Hmmm...)