Author: Azar Nafisi

Book Review: Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

Posted November 28, 2012 in Reviews / 15 Comments
Book Review: Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

Azar Nafisi is an Iranian writer and academic who taught at the University of Tehran during the years following the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However, by 1995, she felt the restrictions placed upon her impinged upon her ability to teach properly, and she left the university. Instead of teaching large classes at the tumultuous university, she selected seven of her brightest, most committed students to teach in the privacy of her home. For the next two years, this group met weekly to discuss […]