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Azar Nafisi

"Information is deadly to the government. The right information. The truth. That is why both journalism and literature become so subversive and so dangerous to authoritarian rules." (Azar Nafisi)

Real Fiction Radio Broadcast: March 30, 2022 Noon ET WERA (96.7 FM) Streaming- wera.fm

In Conversation with Real Fiction producer and host Lori Messing McGarry




Acclaimed Iranian-American author of the international bestseller Reading Lolita in Tehran joins Real Fiction to discuss her latest book Reading Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times. Dr. Nafisi was named a Georgetown University -Walsh School of Foreign Service Fellow. She lives in Washington, DC.

Reading Dangerously asks the question: What is the role of literature in an era when one political party wages continual war on writers and the press?


Please find the complete radio interview link below.




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