Go
 

  Get this audio book:




Learn More About
Find More Titles by
This Author: Azar Nafisi
This Narrator: Azar Nafisi
This Publisher: Random House Audio

Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

Reading Lolita in Tehran

A Memoir in Books

by Azar Nafisi


Video About This Audio Book



Title Details

Author
Narrator
Publisher
 
Unabridged Edition
Running Time
17 Hrs. 36 Min.

Description

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.


People Who Liked Reading Lolita in Tehran Also Liked These Free Titles:
  Ancient Wisdom and Modern Love
by David O'Connor

  Eight Great Plays
by Leonard Peikoff

  Old and New Masters
by Robert Lynd