Azar Nafisi on Saul Bellow


On the 100th anniversary of Bellow's birth, Azar Nafisi,

author of Reading Lolita in Tehran, tells the story

of the time they met. 

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150 years of W.B. Yeats

Read The Travail of Passion here.

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Henry Miller

'It was the ideal street - for a boy, a lover, a maniac, a drunkard, a crook, a lecher, a thug'

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Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan

'What you call types of mind are only mental ages.'