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Azar Nafisi views American society through its literature

Clip: 10/22/2014 | 5m 46s

In Azar Nafisi’s new book, “Republic of Imagination,” the Iranian author uses American literary classics to explore perceptions of creativity. The new work picks up where Nafisi left off in her first memoir “Reading Lolita in Tehran.” Jeffrey Brown sits down with Nafisi to discuss her new book and the difference in literary attitudes between her home country Iran and the U.S.

Aired: 10/22/14

Rating: NR

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