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Reading Azar Nafisi's "Reading Lolita In Tehran" - My Thoughts

This is not exactly a review but a bunch of thoughts I had when reading Azar Nafisi's brilliant Non - fiction, "Reading Lolita in Tehran". I am not exactly a fan of non - fiction and rarely do I pick up heavy books - that make you think about the world that you live in. But this book was one of the suggestions that popped up on Goodreads since I d read two non fictions - John by Cynthia Lenon and Wonderful Tonight by Pattie Boyd recently.



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Honestly, I am the person that judges a book by its cover and the title (Midnight's Children taught me not to do this but old habits die hard right?). So the title stuck me the most and I had to, had to read it. It sounded intelligent, devoid of conventions and fell into the "rules defying" category of sorts. Even with me being an ambivert, the idea of defying rules amuses me. This is why I figured , I had to add this to my reading challenge (oh …