Win a copy of Persepolis!

This contest is now closed. Thanks for participating and enjoy the book!

Win a copy of The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi!

Persepolis, this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, is a graphic novel detailing the captivating experiences of author Marjane Satrapi. The book combines expressive black and white illustrations with politics, history, and a deeply personal story. Click the image above to learn more about this acclaimed novel and view additional illustrations.

Answer the following question to win your copy of The Complete Persepolis. Read it over the holidays to prepare for the One Book, One Philadelphia event hosted by Moore on January 26th.

Question: Alice Neel is a celebrated alumna of Moore. How many of her works are hanging in the library?

Reply in the comments or send an email to [library at] with your answer. The library has a dozen copies of Persepolis to give away, but don’t delay because they’ll go fast!


2 Responses to “Win a copy of Persepolis!”

  1. 1 connellylibrary December 9, 2009 at 2:45 pm

    Congratulations to Brielle Wilson and Michelle Perez, proud new owners of Persepolis! We still have a few copies left, so leave a comment or send an email to with your answer.

  2. 2 connellylibrary December 14, 2009 at 8:32 pm

    Three more copies of the book have been spoken for, congratulations everyone! We have only a few more copies to give away, so don’t delay.

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