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My Uncle Napoleon: A Comic Novel

My Uncle Napoleon: A Comic Novel

“My Uncle Napoleon should leave properly adjusted American readers desperate for more of this howlingly funny — not to mention tender, salacious and magical — Iranian import. [read more>>]

Obeyd-e Zakani: Ethics of the Aristocrats and Other Satirical Works

Obeyd-e Zakani: Ethics of the Aristocrats and Other Satirical Works

Obeyd-e Zakani, who died in 1372 is among the great poets of Iran but little known in the West. This selection of his work is the first to be translated into English. Obeyd was a remarkable satirist and social critic who looked upon his world of extravagant indulgence and corruption with the censorious eyes of a Juvenal… [read more>>]

Stories from Iran: A Chicago Anthology

Stories from Iran: A Chicago Anthology

“This anthology is not only a timely introduction to an unfamiliar literature but offers as well illuminating insights into a society where the postmodern and pre-Renaissance still uneasily coexist. . . . Rich in imagery and symbols.” – Kirkus Reviews. [read more>>]

Savushun

Savushun

“An engrossing chronicle of life in Persia-just-turned-Iran by Simin Daneshvar. Her compassionate vision of traditional folk ways surviving amid the threats of modernity (including Allied occupation) give her work a resonant universality. Recent events only strengthen her position as a writer deserving a wider audience.” – USA Today. [read more>>]

Savushun

Savushun (Audio Book)

“An engrossing chronicle of life in Persia-just-turned-Iran by Simin Daneshvar. Her compassionate vision of traditional folk ways surviving amid the threats of modernity (including Allied occupation) give her work a resonant universality. Recent events only strengthen her position as a writer deserving a wider audience.” – USA Today. [read more>>]

My Uncle Napoleon: A Comic Novel (Audio Book)

My Uncle Napoleon: A Comic Novel (Audio Book)

“My Uncle Napoleon should leave properly adjusted American readers desperate for more of this howlingly funny — not to mention tender, salacious and magical — Iranian import. [read more>>]

Seven Shades of Memory: Stories of Old Iran

Seven Shades of Memory: Stories of Old Iran

Terence O’Donnell lived in Iran from 1957-71 operating a farm from 1963-70 before returning to America, where he wrote Garden of the Brave in War, a memoir praised by critics as “a gem” and “a literary classic on a level with Out of Africa.” Seven Shades of Memory is his first collection of short stories. [read more>>]

Black Parrot, Green Crow: A Collection of Short Fiction

Black Parrot, Green Crow: A Collection of Short Fiction

“HOUSHANG GOLSHIRI (1937-2000) was a master stylist who wrote dense, elliptical prose, often with a (more or less) disguised political content. He edited an influential literary journal and in 1968 was a founder of the Iranian Writers Association, a group that protested governmental censorship and worked for the basic rights of writers. [read more>>]

Black Parrot, Green Crow: A Collection of Short Fiction

Black Parrot, Green Crow: A Collection of Short Fiction (Kindle/iPad Version)

“HOUSHANG GOLSHIRI (1937-2000) was a master stylist who wrote dense, elliptical prose, often with a (more or less) disguised political content. He edited an influential literary journal and in 1968 was a founder of the Iranian Writers Association, a group that protested governmental censorship and worked for the basic rights of writers. [read more>>]

Obeyd-e Zakani: Ethics of the Aristocrats and Other Satirical Works

Ethics of the Aristocrats and Other Satirical Works (Kindle/iPad Version)

Obeyd-e Zakani, who died in 1372 is among the great poets of Iran but little known in the West. This selection of his work is the first to be translated into English. Obeyd was a remarkable satirist and social critic who looked upon his world of extravagant indulgence and corruption with the censorious eyes of a Juvenal… [read more>>]