In a follow-up to her international best-seller ‘Reading Lolita in Tehran,’ Azar Nafisi discusses growing up in Iran before the fall of the Shah, her family’s complicated personal and political history, and how the Islamic revolution changed the country she loved.

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  • Azar Nafisi director of Cultural Conversations and professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and author of "Reading Lolita in Tehran"

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