Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20090320
Growing up in pre-revolutionary Iran, Azar Nafisi did not have a particularly happy family life. In her new memoir, Things I Have Been Silent About, she examines the growing pains of her family as well as the Iranian culture that led to the 1978 Islamic Revolution, and how those events helped shape her life. She also discusses how she's grown as a writer since her first book, Reading Lolita in Tehran.
Ted Olson is the winner of two Appalachian Book of the Year Awards and is a six-time Grammy nominee for Best Album Notes. A professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, Olson has served as editor for ...
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
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