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Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Tonight at 7:00 p.m. - Graphic Novel Book Club: Chester Brown’s Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus

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 June is Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus by Chester Brown. We will meet at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly on Wednesday, June 15th at 7:00 p.m. Discussion will be hosted by Librairie D+Q assistant manager Kira. There will be refreshments and collective insight!

We offer you a 20% discount on Mary Wept from now until the meeting date.

ABOUT Mary Wept:

The iconoclastic and bestselling cartoonist of Paying for It: A comic-strip memoir about being a john returns with a polemical interpretation of the Bible that will be one of the most controversial and talked-about graphic novels of 2016. Mary Wept over the Feet of Jesus is the retelling in comics form of nine biblical stories that present Chester Brown’s fascinating and startling thesis about biblical representations of prostitution. Brown weaves a connecting line between Bathsheba, Ruth, Rahab, Tamar, Mary of Bethany, and the Virgin Mother and reassesses the Christian moral code by examining the cultural implications of the Bible’s representations of sex work.

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