Sandy Klein's reference to the "Iranian boom"* stemming from Azar Nafisi's "Reading Nabokov in Iran" mentions an interview with Orhan Pamuk by Lila Azam Zanganeh  who is reportedly writing a book about VN. In that interview  Pamuk discusses his love of VN's writing.  It may be found at:
 (A year or two ago I (DBJ) remarked a combined Montaigne-VN allusion in one of Pamuk's novels on NABOKV-L.) 
Don Johnson
*I trust our leaders will not take my jocular  phrasing as hard evidence of an Iranian WMD program.

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