A writer explores his father's mysterious imprisonment, and accusations that he was spying for the CIA, in revolutionary-era Iran.
July’s Readers’ Review selection is the first volume of Nobel Prize winning author Naguib Mahfouz’s Cairo Trilogy. A panel talks about this look at Egyptian society at the end of World War I.
- Akbar Ahmed chair of Islamic studies at American University
- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Susan Tolchin professor of Public Policy at George Mason University
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