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* * * Azar Nafisi Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books US Orders
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ReviewExcerpt Random House, 2008 (2003) Hardcover, Softcover, CD, e-Book
A mix of literary critique and a commentary on life in the Islamic Republic of Iran during 2 years when the author met with 7 female students every Thursday morning in her home to read and discuss forbidden Western classics. (HW)

* * V. S. Naipaul Among The Believers: An Islamic Journey US Orders
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Excerpt Penguin, 1982 (1981) Softcover
A record of travels in the Islamic states of Iran, Pakistan, Malaysia and Indonesia. A journey in understanding, at times sardonic but always informative. (HW)

* * * Yang Erche Namu & Christine Mathieu Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the Edge of the World US Orders
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ReviewExcerpt Little, Brown & Co., 2004 (2003) Hardcover, Paperback
Memoir of a young woman with the strength to follow her dreams, depicting love and conflict between mothers and daughters in context of a unique culture. (HW)

* * * Lisa Napoli Radio Shangri-La: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth US Orders
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ReviewExcerpt Random House, 2012 (2012) Hardcover, Softcover, e-Book
Describes a spiritual renewal from time spent volunteering in Bhutan, while also giving a balanced perspective of how the country has changed since the monarchy catapulted 'Bhutan into the modern world after years of seclusion'. (HW)