Reading Lolita in Tehran : A Memoir in Books

by Nafisi, Azar Year Published: 2003 Call number 820.9 NAF

Describes growing up in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the group of young women who came together at her home in secret every Thursday to read and discuss great books of Western literature, explaining the influence of Lolita, The Great Gatsby, Pride and Prejudice, and other works on their lives and goals