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"Gripping ... a political and aesthetic work of extraordinary originality." -- Edward W. Said, from his introduction
Palestine deserves a place among the very best of documentary. -- The Journal of Palestinian Studies
I may as well get right to the point. Buy and read Joe Sacco's...Palestine. -- The Comics Journal #166, Frank Stack, February 1994
Reading [Palestine]...you're astounded by the wealth of human voices, the literally warts-and-all passion of every side of the conflict. -- Entertainment Weekly
Sacco has pioneered a journalistic form that manages to be both deeply informative and highly entertaining. -- Time Out New York, John Kearney, 6 December 2001
Sacco's Palestine brilliantly and poignantly captures the essence of life under a repressive and prolonged occupation. -- Nasseer H. Azuri, Professor of Political Science, The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
This mature work is important and has never been more timely. -- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 19 December 2001
[A] compassionate, insightful primer on the lives of Israeli soldiers, Palestinian refugees and children in the Middle East. -- Salon.com, 28 September 2001
[Sacco's] obviously got the calling. His stuff is obviously well wrought, with dizzying pages and good rhythm. -- Art Spiegelman, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Maus
Joe Sacco lives in Queens, New York. In April, he received a 2001 Guggenheim Fellowship to work on his next project.
Sacco captures the reality of the experience without censoring antagonistic views on either side. Nonetheless, in the end, the reality of events speak for themselves.Published 3 months ago by Brian Berneker
Time specific and yet relevant today. Expertly drawn scenes of muddy war torn life in Palestine. Cultural features are captured and moments of anguish are so well retold, they are... Read morePublished on Nov. 25 2012 by Who the hell is Natalie Varios
Joe Sacco's Palestine works well as a graphic novel. The narrative is tight, the details in the artwork are meticulous, and the chapters flow into each other with a sense of... Read morePublished on Jan. 4 2011 by Scroozle
It's high time for a "biased and un-academic" and "gloriously one-sided" story -- from the Palestinian side, that is. Read morePublished on March 28 2009 by delia ruhe
Joe Sacco lived in Palestine for 3 months, living and conversing with Palestinians about the horrors of Israeli occupation. Read morePublished on June 22 2007 by Harrison Koehli
This book is simply amazing. I'm a second-year college student and it is required reading in my Comp Lit class. Read morePublished on May 29 2004 by Kiran Lodhie
Typical lies the so-called "Palestinian people" perpetrate as usual. Waste of time & energy. Complete fiction.Published on May 27 2004
If you want to find out where US troops got their gruesome torture methods for Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, it's all in Sacco's book, published in 2002 and based on a trip he took to... Read morePublished on May 16 2004