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puffmcmarkerson: "...many chose to ignore the ominous signs: the murder and executions, the mistreatment of women and minorities, the replacement of progressive laws with regressive and brutal ones.” (from Read Dangerously-Azar Nafisi) Talking about 1979 Iran. Sounds like Paul Gosar’s America.

Khpaltweets: You get a strange feeling when you're about to leave a place like you’ll not only miss the people you love but you'll miss the person you are now at this time & this place because you’ll never be this way ever again. -Azar Nafisi

Naomayebb: You get a strange feeling when you're about to leave a place, like you'll not only miss the people you love but you'll miss the person you are now at this time and this place because you'll never be this way ever again. -Azar Nafisi

AnushaBaskaran: “You get a strange feeling when you leave a place, like you'll not only miss the people you love, but you miss the person you are at this time and place because you'll never be the same again” ~ Azar Nafisi

theswtcrtr: you get a strange feeling when you're about to leave a place, like you'll not only miss the people you love but you'll miss the person you are now at this time and this place because you'll never be this way ever again. -Azar Nafisi

junaidamin476: you get a strange feeling when you're about to leave a place, like you'll not only miss the people you love but you'll miss the person you are now at this time and this place because you'll never be this way ever again. -Azar Nafisi

1984writer: Azar Nafisi, who wrote Reading Lolita in Tehran, has a new book out: Read Dangerously. She discusses the American slide to autocracy, and how great lit can resist dictatorships. I'm on it.

priyankasacheti: A few months ago, I read Azar Nafisi’s memoir, ‘Things I Have Been Silent About’ where she talks about her parent’s splintering marriage and difficult relationship with her mother growing up in pre revolution Iran. One line stood out: ‘Another intelligent woman gone to waste.’

ReligionProf: Azar Nafisi's 'Read Dangerously' explores fiction as galvanizing force

artistbrush2: "If you think it can't happen here, chances are it has already happened." -- powerful words from Azar Nafisi

dreamzdotcom: You get a strange feeling when you’re about to leave a place. Like you’ll not only miss the people you love but you’ll miss the person you are now at this time and this place, because you’ll never be this way ever again. Azar Nafisi

rebel_queeen: 3 of 5 stars to Read Dangerously by Azar Nafisi

Morning_Joe: ...Charlie Sennott, Azar Nafisi, John Kirby, Mike Lupica, Ed Luce, Col. Matt Dimmick, Eugene Daniels, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Steve Kornacki

GetWiser: "You get a strange feeling when you’re about to leave a place. Like you’ll not only miss the people you love but you’ll miss the person you are now at this time and this place, because you’ll never be this way ever again." - Azar Nafisi

sambitdas3: The negative side of the American Dream comes when people pursue success at any cost, which in turn destroys the vision and the dream.~Azar Nafisi SUBAH SE SHAAM OUT TOMORROW SUBAH SE SHAAM WITH PRATIK

madisondotcom: Azar Nafisi will speak about her book, "Read Dangerously, the Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times," during a Wisconsin Book Festival event later this month.

WiStateJournal: Azar Nafisi will speak about her book, "Read Dangerously, the Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times," during a Wisconsin Book Festival event later this month.

BedroomBohemian: Azar Nafisi (Reading Lolita in Tehran) said Americans are nostalgic for the future. Mostly right except for the South. Southern history made us nostalgic for a past cause ours is tragic. Never had Yankee tranquility or Californian hope, so future instills fear in Southerners.

DrDLang: All English teachers should read this to rediscover that what they do matters. My sister’s book review of “Read Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times” by Azar Nafisi -

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BookReviewsAsia: “Read Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times” by Azar Nafisi reviewed in the Christian Science Monitor

csmonitor: Iranian American author Azar Nafisi explores fiction as a means of engaging with the world, rather than retreating from it in “Read Dangerously.”

makbul_deniz: "You get a strange feeling when you're about to leave a place. Like you'll not only miss the people you love but you'll miss the person you are now at this time and this place because you'll never be this way ever again." — Azar Nafisi, Reading Lolita in Tehran

berlinpecklib: Drawing on her experiences as a woman and voracious reader in Iran, a award-winning NYT best-selling author arms readers with a resistance reading list that includes Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, James Baldwin, and Margaret Atwood. Place a hold:

philosopher54: Review of Azar Nafisi, Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir of Books

KCjohnsonwrites: Here is another of the great authors who are joining us! Saturday, April 30, 1:15 p.m: How can literature, through its free exchange, affect politics? Author Azar Nafisi answers this and other questions in her book Read Dangerously. Register here:

MusingsofaCat10: 4 of 5 stars to Read Dangerously by Azar Nafisi

qc: “You get a strange feeling when you’re about to leave a place. Like you’ll not only miss the people you love but you’ll miss the person you are now at this time and this place, because you’ll never be this way ever again.” — Azar Nafisi

priyankasacheti: Azar Nafisi’s ‘Things I Have Been Silent About’

TheInlander: Hear writer and professor Azar Nafisi discuss how she secretly shared Lolita and other literary classics with former students before leaving her home country of Iran in 1997. Online and free, Wednesday, April 20.

wvpe: City Arts and Lectures from 5-6am: Next time on City Arts and Lectures, Azar Nafisi. Her books include reading Lolita in Tehran and Read Dangerously, The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times. Nafisi was born in Iran, where she was banned from teaching for six years.

KOLKATA1968: Curiosity is insubordination in its purest form. ~Vladimir Nabokov (READING LOLITA IN TEHRAN: Book by Azar Nafisi)

KCAphotos: Turning points always seem so sudden and absolute, as if they have come bolt out of the blue. That is not true, of course. A whole slow process goes into their making. Azar Nafisi

deystreet: READ DANGEROUSLY!! Don't miss this DANGEROUS THURSDAY night LIVE with Azar Nafisi, virtually onstage with KPFA. Come one, come all!

sandragduranst: ● [Read] PDF ● ▶️ Things I've Been Silent about: Memories of a Prodigal Daughter by Azar Nafisi ◀️ . . Title ☛ Things I've Been Silent about: Memories of a Prodigal Daughter Rating -> 99 out of 100 based on 33098 user

deystreet: READ DANGEROUSLY!! Don't miss this DANGEROUS THURSDAY night LIVE with Azar Nafisi, virtually onstage with KPFA. Come one, come all!

chisoxbookworm: 3 of 5 stars to Read Dangerously by Azar Nafisi

kpfaradio: Please Join KPFA on Thursday, April 14th at 6:00 pm, when we welcome Azar Nafisi in celebration of the release of her fantastic and timely new book, Read Dangerously. Get tickets and more info here:

PinkkayakTam: 3 of 5 stars to Read Dangerously by Azar Nafisi

mahmoudhosny91: Azar Nafisi's "Reading Lolita in Tehran" touches on this subject from a feminist perspective!.

midlitpod: It's hard to imagine a future in which we find a way to cover Azar Nafisi on our podcast. But that shouldn't keep you from enjoying how delightful she is.

Agirlneedsaname: On page 205 of 370 of Reading Lolita in Tehran, by Azar Nafisi

Rosemary_Benson: Read Dangerously.

kpfaradio: Azar Nafisi “Read Dangerously” Virtual Event Thursday, April 14th at 6:00 PM The New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran

floydgondo: 1st read on my own in HS as either a freshman or sophomore. Read it my senior year of HS for English along w/ Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi. Read again in college for a single-author course on Nabokov given by the Russian dept.

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allenmendenhall: Moments of Grace: On Azar Nafisi’s “Read Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times”

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LAReviewofBooks: Elaine Margolin on "Reading Dangerously": "Nafisi is a reluctant memoirist who struggles with the shame and guilt that linger, but this hasn’t stopped her from trying to find some peace of mind."

Agirlneedsaname: On page 136 of 370 of Reading Lolita in Tehran, by Azar Nafisi

Mrkalman: Moments of Grace: On Azar Nafisi’s “Read Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times”

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GonzaBasta: 4 of 5 stars to Read Dangerously by Azar Nafisi

hasudi: "Once we know of atrocities we cannot remain silent, and knowledge inevitably leads to an urge to protect the innocent. ~Azar Nafisi~

RatLabMuseum: Check out Azar Nafisi's keynote address at NSU's Center for the Humanities Crossroads Student Humanities Conference. The video is available to view till April 11th.

UpTheIrons83: Who are your favorite heroines in real life? The women of Afghanistan, Iraq, and Iran who risk their lives and their beauty to defy the foulness of theocracy. Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Azar Nafisi as their ideal feminine model. - Christopher Hitchens, Hitch 22: A Memoir.

Agirlneedsaname: On page 101 of 370 of Reading Lolita in Tehran, by Azar Nafisi

lopate_leonard: If you missed today's conversation on Leonard Lopate at Large with NYT Bestselling author Azar Nafisi discussing her book Read Dangerously click on >

MHSCoates: Rushdie, on the power of story. From Azar Nafisi's new book, Read Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times.

EpicEmmy: Marked as to-read: Read Dangerously by Azar Nafisi

americanpurpose: Multi-award-winning author Azar Nafisi discussed her new book, “Read Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times”.

Bookmouser: Azar Nafisi on How Reading Is Crucial To Our Survival » Public Libraries Online:

Jana41339702: "Books might not save us from death, but they help us to live." - Azar Nafisi

Jana41339702: Looking forward to listening to an interview with Azar Nafisi on her new book "Read Dangerously" tonight by listening to the short interview on NPR:

Agirlneedsaname: On page 98 of 370 of Reading Lolita in Tehran, by Azar Nafisi

slmbdar: You get a strange feeling when you're about to leave a place, I told him, like you'll not only miss the people you love but you'll miss the person you are now at this time and this place, because you'll never be this way ever again. Azar Nafisi, Reading Lolita in Tehran

utahpublicradio: Haven't tuned into Monday's edition of Access Utah? Listen to it here!

skydog811: Author Azar Nafisi says books can help you really live : NPR's Book of the Day

mua_fazmina: You get a strange feeling when you’re about to leave a place. Like you’ll not only miss the people you love but you’ll miss the person you are now at this time and this place because you’ll never be this way ever again. - Azar Nafisi

Astrid16318158: "The centrality of dialogue in Pride and Prejudice fits well into the dancelike structure of the novel." Azar Nafisi "Reading Lolita in Tehran" ~ A Memoir in Books

Agirlneedsaname: On page 45 of 370 of Reading Lolita in Tehran, by Azar Nafisi

roadnurse45: Azar Nafisi: In these heartless times, The Little Prince reminds us what it is to be human

KthlnHrzg: Registration link 11:00 ET March 18, 2022: Azar Nafisi discusses her new book, "Read Dangerously"

Akanksha_kej30: You get a strange feeling when you're about to leave a place. Like you'll not only miss the people you love but you'll miss the person you are now at this time and this place because you'll never be this way ever again. -Azar Nafisi, Reading Lolita in Tehran

EHCLibraries: Did you enjoy reading Azar Nafisi's "Reading Lolita in Tehran"? Did you make sure to sign up for book club? We will be wrapping up discussions this evening. Our next read has been announced, make sure to grab a copy of Shirley Jackson's "We Have Always Lived in the Castle"!

elaine_peake: Check out "Read Dangerously: A Virtual Evening with Azar Nafisi and Jacki Lyden"

elaine_peake: Check out "Read Dangerously: A Virtual Evening with Azar Nafisi and Jacki Lyden"

elaine_peake: Check out "Read Dangerously: A Virtual Evening with Azar Nafisi and Jacki Lyden"

sachemlibrary: These books kill tyrants: Azar Nafisi on Putin and how to 'Read Dangerously'

MaajaWentz: Books are subversive in fascist times

aliontas: “Writing, for me, is a way of linking the personal to the public, but at the same time, keeping that independence, keeping your voice, and not allowing other voices to drown it.” -Azar Nafisi (

StoopToRise: “You get a strange feeling when you're about to leave a place. Like you'll not only miss the people you love, but you'll miss the person you are now at this time and this place, because you'll never be this way ever again.” — Azar Nafisi

campion_conway: Resist Tyranny, Read Dangerously

davidallenkr: "How do we deal with our enemy without either becoming like him or surrendering to him?" – Azar Nafisi, Read Dangerously A question that I feel also applies with minor adjustments to seeking a right position on the Russia Ukraine conflict amid the swirl of propaganda

uticaOD: To read is to embrace freedom of thought, identity and politics, Azar Nafisi passionately explains in her new must-read book, "Read Dangerously."

TimesTelegram: To read is to embrace freedom of thought, identity and politics, Azar Nafisi passionately explains in her new must-read book, "Read Dangerously."

coletommasulo: Resist Tyranny, Read Dangerously - Electric Literature

Prison_Health: Azar Nafisi on 'Read Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times'

USATODAYBooks: In an era of book banning, new book 'Read Dangerously' an impassioned call to do just that

vintagebookshop: Nonfiction Wednesday Picks READ DANGEROUSLY, by Azar Nafisi, asks: How can literature, through its free exchange, affect politics? WOMEN AND OTHER MONSTERS, by Jess Zimmerman, explores the concept of monstrosity and femininity.

MaryCadden: In an era of book banning, new book 'Read Dangerously' an impassioned call to do just that

Mrkalman: Azar Nafisi talks Putin and her new book, 'Read Dangerously' - Los Angeles Times

coletommasulo: Resist Tyranny, Read Dangerously - Electric Literature

AnitaFelicelli: "Good fiction by its structure is democratic. Bad fiction is usually the one where the writer imposes her voice on all the characters. Good fiction gives voice to even the villains....generosity does have a role in standing up to totalitarian mind-sets."

cheusecenter: Register for the event!

pvdAth: It’s publication day for Azar Nafisi’s new book, and we’re honored to host her this Friday to talk about Read Dangerously and her resistance reading list (seems more important every day). Fri 3/11, 5:30pm. Tickets are free for members; non-members can re…

eastcitybooks: From Azar Nafisi, the author of Reading Lolita in Tehran, comes READ DANGEROUSLY: THE SUBVERSIVE POWER OF LITERATURE IN TROUBLED TIMES, to which Publishers Weekly gave a starred review.

QuibellPaul: These books kill tyrants: Azar Nafisi on Putin and how to ‘Read Dangerously’

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