Azar Nafisi

The Phillips Collection

Author Azar Nafisi conceived and composed The Republic of Imagination in part at the Phillips, a place she calls “one of my hidden lairs.” Hear the author discuss her journey to becoming an American citizen as she reads from her book, which blends memoir with close readings of her favorite novels: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Details can be found here.