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things_silent.jpgThings I've Been Silent About: Memories (Random House)
Azar Nafisi is one of the most powerful advocates literature has. After writing Reading Lolita in Tehran, her memoir about reading forbidden books in a repressive culture, she has taken on a new source of repression—the family. In this conversation, we explore how memory and writing alter our experience of the past.

  • Read an excerpt from Things I've Been Silent About.
Guest Interview Azar Nafisi

Guests:
Azar Nafisi, Johns Hopkins University (@azarnafisi)

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Host:
Michael Silverblatt

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