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Azar Nafisi is a professor at Johns Hopkins University. She won a fellowship from Oxford and taught English literature at the University of Tehran, the Free Islamic University and Allameh Tabatabai University in Iran. She was expelled from the University of Tehran for refusing to wear the veil and left Iran for America in 1997. She has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and The New Republic, has appeared on countless radio and television programs, and is the author of Anti-Terra: A Critical Study of Vladimir Nabokov’s Novels. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and two children.

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The Republic of Imagination by Azar Nafisi
The Republic of Imagination
Azar Nafisi
A more impassioned plea for the importance of reading you will be hard pressed to find. Coming from Iran, a repressed state where to read fiction was to invite extreme personal danger Azar Nafisi lives now in America where it...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/08/2015
Republic of Imagination by Azar Nafisi
Republic of Imagination
Azar Nafisi
A more impassioned plea for the importance of reading you will be hard pressed to find. Coming from Iran, a repressed state where to read fiction was to invite extreme personal danger Azar Nafisi lives now in America where it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
Azar Nafisi
Exploding our idea of a one-size-fits-all view of the Middle East, Azar Nafisi reveals the personal toll of living under an intolerant regime. Her book describes a secret literature class, where studying Western Literature is both a view of another...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2008
Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Azar Nafisi
A work of great passion and beauty, it is an uplifting account of quiet resistance in the face of repression.
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 05/02/2007

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