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Justin Slaughter

JUSTIN SLAUGHTER is a writer and journalist based in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in the San Francisco Public Press and San Francisco Bay Guardian.

Our Brave New World

Azar Nafisi grew up in a middle-class Iranian family under the Shah. As a young girl, she romanticized America based on the ideals, energy, and aspirations celebrated in America’s best books, music, films, and art. As an adult, Nafisi taught several Western novels under the Iranian theocracy that put a bounty on Salman Rushdie’s head.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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