A new memoir from the National Book Award-winning author of "Middle Passage." He writes about the art and craft of writing and what he calls "the truth-telling power of fiction."
A panel talks about the forces at work in Iran’s politics and society and possible outcomes of Friday’s parliamentary elections.
- Jon Alterman director, Middle East Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies.
- Patrick Clawson deputy director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and co-author of "Eternal Iran."
- Robin Wright journalist, author and foreign policy analyst at the United States Institute of Peace. Her most recent book is "Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East."
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