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16 Quotes from Great Authors for Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is here to once again remind us of the importance of free speech and the dangers of censorship, and these 16 quotes can assist.

Books

Read the Classics Through Another’s Point of View with These 5 Memoirs

These five compelling memoirs revisit timeless classics and offer readers a unique perspective on the well-known stories.

Issues

Persian Perspective: Best Books to Understand Iran

Iran is largely unknown to those of us living life in the West. Check out any of these great books for some perspective into life in Persia.

Writing

Azar Nafisi on the Mother of All Storytelling

Azar Nafisi explains how One Thousand and One Nights perfectly represents to her the power of imagination.

News

Turning a New Leaf: Fall Memoirs on Change and Accepting Past Mistakes

As the days shrink and the temperature drops, take heart knowing that whatever mistakes you make in the coming months, these biographers and memoirists have done, and written about, far worse.

News

Liberty in Literature: Azar Nafisi’s Reading Lolita in Tehran

As this week marks the anniversary of the 1958 publication of Lolita in the United States, we are getting in the Nabokov spirit with Azar Nafisi’s Reading Lolita in Tehran, a first-hand account of censorship and intellectual restriction in the Middle East.