Abnousse Shalmani

Abnousse Shalmani was born in Tehran in 1977. Her family went into exile in Paris in 1985 where she studied history and became a journalist and short-film maker.With the memoir Khomeini, Sade and Me, her first book, she returned to her first great love: literature. Khomeini,Sade and Me was originally published in French and has also been translated into Italian and Dutch. Photo: © JF Paga - Grasset