The Iraqi political commentator and novelist was imprisoned and tortured by Saddam Hussein’s regime. She tells the story of Iraq from the early twentieth century through the U.S.-led invasion in 2003. She also reflects on what has happened to Iraqi women since the invasion.


  • Haifa Zangana A weekly columnist for "al-Quds" newspaper and a commentator for the "Guardian," "Red Pepper," and "al-Ahram Weekly."

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