Search Results: "Azar Nafisi"


BOOK REVIEW

THINGS I’VE BEEN SILENT ABOUT by Azar Nafisi
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 6, 2009

"An immensely rewarding and beautifully written act of courage, by turns amusing, tender and obsessively dogged."
An account of growing up under a chilly, tyrannical parent in a changing Iran, by the author of Reading Lolita in Tehran (2003). Read full book review >

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THE REPUBLIC OF IMAGINATION by Azar Nafisi
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"A literary study that derives its emotional power from Nafisi's personal story and relationship."
The Iranian-American author of Reading Lolita in Tehran (2003) makes a passionate argument for returning to key American novels in order to foster creativity and engagement. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

READING LOLITA IN TEHRAN by Azar Nafisi
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 8, 2003

"A spirited tribute both to the classics of world literature and to resistance against oppression."
So you want a revolution? If your foe is an ayatollah, try reading Jane Austen. Read full book review >