"Reading Literature from the ‘Axis of Evil’ inevitably makes you think about whether art and literature can help prevent hatred and even war." —San Francisco Chronicle
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"[It] has more to say about the historical complexities, conflicts, and nuances of so-called enemy nations than a hundred shelves of polemics and political rhetoric that clutter the front rows of our bookstores." —The Bloomsbury Review
"The best kind of armchair travel book, one that gifts its reader with the cultural understanding and appreciation that even travel doesn’t always provide. . . . If you read this book, you will know more than the Administration does about the cultures and people of America’s so-called enemy nations." —Maudnewton.com
About the Author
Words Without Borders
is an online magazine for international literature. A partner of PEN American Center, it is hosted by Columbia University and Bard College and funded by the National Endowment for the Arts.