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

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[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.]

For more information contact: gbraschi@icloud.com

Also see https://www.sfbok.se/forfattare/joakim-lindengren-giannina-braschi-17976, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joakim_Lindengrenhttp://kulturhusetstadsteatern.se/Bibliotek/Serieteket/Evenemang/2017/SIS17-Svenska-gaster/, http://kulturhusetstadsteatern.se/Bibliotek/Serieteket/Evenemang/2017/SIS17-Svenska-gaster/ and https://gianninabraschi.wordpress.com/2017/04/30/new-release-swedish-comic-book-of-united-states-of-banana/

[Drawing above by Joakin Lindengren.]

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