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Reading Lolita in Tehran

Author: Azar Nafisi
Date Read: Jan 2007


If you want some insight on how women are treated in Iran, this is a must read for you. A true story about an English professor and her struggles to teach Western literature which was forbidden in the university setting there. She artfully intertwines the classic novels and their characters into her own true story. Now living in the United States, she is free to share her memoirs.

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