Reading Lolita in Tehran

A Memoir in Books
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (17.60 hours)
Product Number: Z100114723
Released: Mar 22, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781101921845
Narrator/s: Azar Nafisi
Publisher: Books on Tape
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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.

Author(s): Azar Nafisi
Original Publish Date: Mar 22, 2016

All formats/editions

Author(s): Azar Nafisi
Product Number EB00165808
Released: Dec 29, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: #9781588360793

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