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Nahid Rachlin reads tonight

Posted by bgsuenglish on October 7, 2010

Novelist and memoirist Nahid Rachlin, will be reading selections from her work tonight at 7:30 p.m. (Thursday, October 7) at Prout Chapel. Born in Iran, Rachlin came to the United States to attend college and stayed. Among her publications are a memoir, Persian Girls (Penguin), four novels, Jumping Over Fire (City Lights), Foreigner (W.W. Norton), Married to a Stranger (E.P.Dutton), The Heart’s Desire (City Lights), and a collection of short stories, Veils (City Lights). Her work has been published in Portuguese, Dutch, Farsi, Arabic. Her essays have been published in Natural History Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times Magazine, and others. She has written reviews for the New York Times, Washington Post, and Newsday.

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