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Laura Secor


Laura Secor is the author of Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran. Her journalism has appeared in The New YorkerThe New York Times MagazineForeign Affairs, and other publications. She has worked as a staff editor at The New York Times op-ed page and as a reporter for the Boston Globe. She has taught journalism at New York University and at Princeton, and has been a fellow at the American Academy in Berlin and at the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers.

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