For our November Readers' Review: “Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” by Anne Tyler. As we prepare for holiday gatherings, join Diane and her guests to discuss this master work from the author who has made an art of exploring family love and dysfunction.
A panel talks about the forces at work in Iran’s politics and society and possible outcomes of Friday’s parliamentary elections.
- Jon Alterman director, Middle East Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies.
- Patrick Clawson deputy director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and co-author of "Eternal Iran."
- Robin Wright journalist, author and foreign policy analyst at the United States Institute of Peace. Her most recent book is "Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East."
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