Nazila Fathi is a journalist, translator and commentator on Iran who reported from Iran for nearly two decades... until 2009, when threats from the Iranian government forced her into exile. From 2001 until 2009, Nazila was based in Tehran as the only full-time New York Times correspondent in Iran, writing over 2000 articles. Before that, she wrote for TIME magazine. Nazila’s new book is "The Lonely War: One Woman’s Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran." Nazila Fathi was in the Northwest to speak at Town Hall Seattle, presented by Town Hall and Elliott Bay Book Company, as part of the Civics series.