“A beautifully written account of life in Iran, filled with insights not only into the power struggles and political machinations but into the personal, emotional lives of the people living in that complicated country. Maziar Bahari is a brave man and a wonderful storyteller.”

Fareed Zakaria, author of The Post-American World

“Maziar Bahari is a visionary reporter, a deep soul, and a breathtakingly beautiful writer. Then They Came for Me will have you aching for the ones you love, furious at the evil of extremism, and inspired by the heroism of one extraordinary family. I can’t recommend this book highly enough – it will forever change how you view Iran, your family, and your own capacity for resilience.”

Bruce Feiler, author of Walking the Bible and The Council of Dads

“A riveting, brutally honest account, Then They Came for Me is one of the most powerful prison memoirs I have ever read. This haunting and unforgettable book will make you angry at the prison that is today’s Iran, and happy that a fine journalist like Maziar Bahari escaped to tell the truth about the regime.”

David Ignatius, author of Body of Lies

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