A couple of weeks ago I asked he author about what she was reading. Nayeri's reply:
I recently picked up a book by the Dutch writer "Nescio" called Amsterdam Stories in a pile of books outside Strand bookstore in New York City. I've only just moved back to the states after four years of living in Amsterdam, and the title struck me and filled me with nostalgia. I almost put the book back, thinking that reading about Amsterdam would make me sad, but I love fiction from the decades surrounding the two world wars, and so I took it home. I'm not very far into the book, but I've done some research on this fascinating writer with the strange pseudonym (Latin for "I don't know") and I can't wait to dig into these stories. I already have a favorite quote: “The devil always has a good time with adorable, unaffected young women who love their lawfully wedded husbands very much.”Visit Dina Nayeri's website.
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