Delphine Minoui

Delphine Minoui is a journalist and Middle East correspondent for Le Figaro. She received the Albert-Londres Prize for her reporting on Iraq and Iran. Among Minoui’s many books in French, three have been published in English: I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced; I’m Writing You from Tehran; and The Book Collectors, translated by Lara Vergnaud (now available from Farrar, Strauss, Giroux). Minoui directed a documentary film about the secret library of Daraya, which aired on France 5 TV and other international channels and was shown at many film festivals. Born in Paris in 1974 to a French mother and an Iranian father, she worked as a journalist in Tehran, Baghdad, Beirut, and Cairo, and now lives in Istanbul.

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