Giannina Braschi’s “United States of Banana” as graphic novel


[Many thanks to Maritza Stanchich for bringing this item to our attention.] As indicated on Puerto Rican writer Giannina Braschi’s blog—”gianninabraschi: art, culture, philosophy, politics”—earlier this year, the Swedish Comic Book publisher COBOLT released Joakim Lindengren‘s illustrated version of her United States of Banana in a Swedish translation by the poet Helena Erikkson. The graphic dramatic novel was be released at The Stockholm International Comics Festival, which took place May 19-21, 2017. [Also see previous post New Book: Giannina Braschi’s United States of Banana.]

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[Drawing above by Joakin Lindengren.]

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