Delphine Minoui - I'm Writing You From Tehran: A Granddaughter's Search for Her Family's Past and Their Country's Future — in conversation with Sonia Dridi, in partnership with the French Embassy

Upcoming Event
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Minoui, an award-winning Middle East correspondent for Le Figaro, was born in France to a French mother and an Iranian father. When her grandfather died in 1998, she decided to visit Iran in his memory. She stayed for ten years. In this moving and insightful book, framed as a letter to her grandfather, she recounts her experience over the course of that decade. It was time of great changes, both for her and for the country. Her account includes getting to know her religious grandmother, making friends, learning Persian, and training to become a journalist, as well as her exposure to Iran’s strict moral codes, the protests and burst of hope for change, her interrogation by the police, and more. With every new event, Minoui’s love for and understanding of Iran deepened.

Minoui will be in conversation with Sonia Dridi, Washington correspondent for France 24.

This event is presented in partnership with the French Embassy.

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Non Fiction
I'm Writing You from Tehran: A Granddaughter's Search for Her Family's Past and Their Country's Future Cover Image
By Delphine Minoui, Emma Ramadan (Translated by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374175221
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 2nd, 2019