Every Thursday Morning For Two Years In The Islamic Republic Of Iran, A Bold And Inspired Teacher Named Azar Nafisi Secretly Gathered Seven Of Her Most Committed Female Students To Read Forbidden Western Classics As Islamic Morality Squads Staged Arbitrary Raids In Tehran, Fundamentalists Seized Hold Of The Universities, And A Blind Censor Stifled Artistic Expression, The Girls In Azar Nafisi S Living Room Risked Removing Their Veils And Immersed Themselves In The Worlds Of Jane Austen, F Scott Fitzgerald, Henry James, And Vladimir Nabokov In This Extraordinary Memoir, Their Stories Become Intertwined With The Ones They Are Reading Reading Lolita In Tehran Is A Remarkable Exploration Of Resilience In The Face Of Tyranny And A Celebration Of The Liberating Power Of Literature
Azar Nafisi, Ph.D Persian born December 1955 is an Iranian professor and writer who currently resides in the United States.Nafisi s bestselling book Reading Lolita in Tehran A Memoir in Books has gained a great deal of public attention and been translated into 32 languages.
- 356 pages
- Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
- Azar Nafisi
- 14 July 2017 Azar Nafisi