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MY“He draws faster than his shadow. He comes up with new stories as if he were drinking a glass of water. He talks more than anyone I’ve ever known. He’s extremely talented, extremely funny, extremely smart. I guess this is the description of a genius. And I don’t say such things because he’s my friend. Joann Sfar is not a rabbi, but he describes better than anyone the religious dilemma with tenderness, intelligence, and humor.The Rabbi’s Catis a book that everybody should read.”
–Marjane Satrapi, author ofPersepolis

“[The Rabbi’s Cat] is rich in historic and cultural detail and filled with great stories.”
The Washington Post

“As fanciful as Mark Haddon’sThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,
a whole lot shorter thanThe Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, and a good deal more Jewish than Marjane Satrapi’sPersepolis, Joann Sfar’s graphic novel is hilarious, poignant, and wise. And now that I’m done reading it for the first time, I’m going to read it again.”
–Adam Langer, author ofCrossing California

“An affecting, fraught, and–yes–sometimes hilarioustour de forceabout the complexities of living faithfully in a godless world.”
The Boston Globe

“InThe Rabbi’s Cat, Joann Sfar’s words and pictures mingle in a dance both sacred and skeptical, perfectly graceful and clumsily human. I loved this book and I’m so grateful Sfar’s brilliance has finally been brought to America. He is one of the brightest cartoonists in the world!”
–Craig Thompson, author ofBlanketsConsidered one of the brightest and most talented of the younger generation of French comics artists, Joann Sfar has written or collaborated on more than one hundred books for