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Azadeh Moaveni is the author of Lipstick Jihad and the co-author, with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi, of Iran Awakening. She has covered the Middle East for almost two decades. She covered the Iraq War for the Los Angeles Times, and was a correspondent for Time based in Tehran, reporting on Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Iraq and Iran. She is a contributor to The Guardian, The New York Times , The London Review of Books. She teachers journalism at New York University in London, and now works on gender and conflict for the International Crisis Group, based in London.

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Lipstick Jihad: A Memoir of...

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I read this powerful, vivid novel in just two days. The themes are both contemporary and universal -- bi-cultural identity, fractured families, the complexity of desire, the political and social frictions facing Britain's Muslim community -- and Sadi ...more
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An editor friend recommended this novel, and I happened to throw it into my suitcase last summer before heading to the south of France. It was utterly captivating, almost Tolstoy-esque, and I'm pleased that I read it later in my life, so I could full ...more
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Rarely in recent years have I been so consumed a book. Both of these, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, are simply masterful novels that I had me on a Tudor bent for a good month, until I realized that almost nothing else about that period in histor ...more
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“As a prominent conservative told me that year, "We need to go out into the wilderness for a long time, and figure out how we can one day return.”
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“You're perfect for each other, she had insisted. "both of you act like you're already retired, always stuck at home reading books.”
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“We had slipped into each others lives seamlessly, as though we had known each other for years.”
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