A novel set in 1953 Tehran against the backdrop of the Iranian Coup about a young couple in love who are separated on the eve of their marriage, and who are reunited sixty years later, after having moved on to live independent lives in America, to discover the truth about what happened on that
Darius doesn t think he ll ever be enough, in America or in Iran Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows about Hobbit social cues than Persian ones He s about to take his first ever trip to Iran, and it s pretty overwhelming especially when he s also dealing with
Winner of The Victorian Prize for Literature, and the Prize for Non Fiction, Victorian Premier s Literary Awards 2019 Where have I come from From the land of rivers, the land of waterfalls, the land of ancient chants, the land of mountains In 2013, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani was
Si nous tions en Iran, cette salle dattente dh pital ressemblerait un caravans rail, songe Kimi Un joyeux foutoir o sencha neraient bavardages, confidences et anecdotes en cascade N e T h ran, exil e Paris depuis ses dix ans, Kimi a toujours essay de tenir distance son pays, sa
This extraordinary, gripping debut is a rags to riches to revolution tale about an orphan girl s coming of age in Iran It is the early 1950s in a democratic but restless Iran, a country newly powerful with oil wealth but unsettled by class and religious divides and by the politics of a larger
The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree is an extraordinarily powerful and evocative literary novel set in Iran in the period immediately after the Islamic Revolution in 1979 Using the lyrical magic realism style of classical Persian storytelling, Azar draws the reader deep into the heart of a
The bestselling author of The Secretary A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power tells the gripping story of the real roots of the Middle East Sunni Shia conflict in the 1979 Iran Revolution that changed the region forever Black Wave is a paradigm shifting
At thirteen, bright eyed, straight A student Sara Saedi uncovered a terrible family secret she was breaking the law simply by living in the United States Only two years old when her parents fled Iran, she didnt learn of her undocumented status until her older sister wanted to apply for an
A Finalist for the 2019 Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction Nayeri combines her own experience with those of refugees she meets as an adult, telling their stories with tenderness and reverence The New York Times Book Review Nayeri weaves her empowering personal story with those of the feared swarms .
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A spellbinding debut novel about the trailblazing poet Forugh Farrokhzhad, who defied Iranian society to find her voice and her destiny Remember the flight, for the bird is mortal.Forugh Farrokhzad All through her childhood in Tehran, Forugh is told that Iranian daughters should be quiet and modest.
Zomorod Cindy Yousefzadeh is the new kid on the block for the fourth time Californias Newport Beach is her familys latest perch, and shes determined to shuck her brainy loner persona and start afresh with a new Brady Bunch nameCindy Its the late 1970s, and fitting in becomes difficult
The drama that shaped todays Iran, from the Revolution to the present day In 1979, seemingly overnightmoving at a clip some thirty years faster than the rest of the worldIran became the first revolutionary theocracy in modern times Since then, the country has been largely a black box to the
Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics As Islamic morality squads staged arbitrary raids in Tehran, fundamentalists seized