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'Iranians Are Extremely Curious About the World'

NEW YORK, November 17, 2014 — Salar Abdoh, author of the novel Tehran at Twilight and editor of the anthology Tehran Noir, talks to Roya Hakakian about the role of books and censorship in Iranian society while also explaining that the vast Persian classical tradition doesn't furnish a contemporary writer with much of a "noir" vocabulary. (3 min., 58 sec.)

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