I recently came across a memoir whose cover dared me to pick it up - "The Last Living Slut: Born in Iran, Bred Backstage." A black and white photograph of a young girl wearing an Islamic headscarf stared back at me, her face half hidden beneath irreverent symbols of Rock ‘n’ Roll. I devoured 145 pages in-store before making my way to the cash register.
Roxana Shirazi emigrated from Iran to England at age 10 to flee the Iranian Revolution. She came from a culture where women were not allowed to show skin or express their sexuality and entered the adult playground of Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll.Read More