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“A page turner” – Azadeh Moaveni

Image of book coverI’ve long been a fan of Azadeh Moaveni‘s writing, and especially enjoyed her book Lipstick Jihad, which tells about her Iranian-American childhood and her attempts to return to Iran. So I was really happy that she agreed to endorse Dining with al-Qaeda:

“Hugh Pope’s deftly told account of 30 years in the Middle East recounts the region’s troubles with bracing honesty, and its charms with genuine affection. Often a page-turner, populated by a colorful cast of deeply human characters, Dining with Al-Qaeda goes beyond the day’s headlines to offer a nuanced and compelling portrait of the region. Pope brims with remarkably brave and crucial insight into the Western media’s coverage of the Middle East.”
Azadeh Moaveni, author of Honeymoon in Tehran and Lipstick Jihad

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