“[Demonstrates] how brilliantly comics can serve as reportage.” (The New York Times)
“Graphic in every sense of the term, Sacco’s account of everyday life in a city under siege puts one of the twentieth century’s least understood catastrophes in perspective; it’s the best argument around for comics as a journalistic medium.” (GQ)
“Joe Sacco is an engaging and direct writer, but above all, he is a good journalist. Comics just happen to be the outlet for his reportage... [he is] a master of the unique medium of comics journalism.” (William Jones - Graphic Novel Reporter)
“Published soon after the conflict that it documents, Safe Area Gorazde
is an intense reading experience and an active call for the condemnation of tribal and international leaders who put politics ahead of humanity.” (Suzette Chan - Sequential Tart)
About the Author
Joe Sacco lives in Portland, Oregon. He is the author of many acclaimed graphic novels, including Palestine, Safe Area Gorazde, But I Like It, Notes from a Defeatist, The Fixer, War's End, and Footnotes in Gaza.
Christopher Hitchens (1949–2011) is the author of God Is Not Great, Hitch-22, and Why Orwell Matters.