The title of this blog comes from a Gaelic expression -"putting on the poor mouth"-which means to exaggerate the direness of one's situation in order to gain time or favour from creditors.
22 January 2007
The Nick Cohen/Azar Nafisi thing resolved
Doug Ireland's Direland carries a follow up article on the assertion that Azar Nafisi dedicated her book Reading Lolita in Tehran to Paul Wolfowitz. It is good to see that Nick Cohen has stated he will ask his publishers to correct his misrepresentation of the Nafisi dedication in his book's second printing.