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David Winner

The Orientalist: Tom Reiss
In The Orientalist, Tom Reiss tells the remarkable tale of Kurban Said, aka Lev Nussimbaum, a Jew with a passion for the Arab world and bestselling author of Ali and Nino, a captivating love story set in Azerbaijan. For five years, Reiss tracked Said’s protean identity from a wealthy Jewish childhood in glamorous Baku to a romantic adolescence in Persia on the run from the Bolsheviks, and an exile in Berlin as self proclaimed Muslim prince. Reiss also discusses Leopold W...