Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City (Paperback)
About the Author
Guy Delisle is the award-winning author of the travelogues "Burma Chronicles," "Jerusalem," "Pyongyang," and "Shenzhen "as well as the 2013 graphic novel "A User's Guide to Neglectful Parenting." He spent ten years working in animation, which allowed him to learn about movement and drawing, and he is now focusing on his cartooning. In 2008 2009, he accompanied his wife, an administrator for Doctors Without Borders, on a yearlong posting in Jerusalem. He lives in the south of France with his family."
“The cultural and physical barriers among the Jewish, Muslim and Christian communities become the source of dark but gentle comedy: absurdity teetering on the edge of tragedy.” —The New York Times
“The tone of [Jerusalem] is by turns gently humorous and dumbfounded. His drawing style . . . suits his brisk, snapshot approach.” —Financial Times