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    Reading Lolita in Tehran
    A Memoir in Books

    by Azar Nafisi

    Reading Lolita in Tehran · Read More

    • Genres: memoir, biography, iran, feminism, history, womens
    • Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
    • Release date: December 30, 2003
    • Format: paperback, 356 pages
    • ISBN: 9780812971064 (081297106X)
    • Characters: Azar Nafisi
    • Author: Azar Nafisi
    • Places: Iran, Islamic Republic of, Persia
    • Awards: Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2004), Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger for Essai (2004)
    • Language: english

    About The Book

    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.

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