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Another Birth and Other Poems

Another Birth and Other Poems (Kindle/iPad Version)

This eBook of poems of Forugh Farrokhzad are fiercely honest, insightful, and often wonderfully lyrical. Placing her in the thousand-year tradition of Iranian poets. [read more>>]

The Persian Gulf: The Rise and Fall of Bandar-e Lengeh The Distribution Center for the Arabian Coast, 1750–1930

The Persian Gulf: The Rise and Fall of Bandar-e Lengeh The Distribution Center for the Arabian Coast, 1750–1930 (Kindle/iPad Edition)

A small, sleepy port in the Persian Gulf, Bandar-e Lengeh has had a varied and checkered history since its launch onto the historical scene around 1750. In those days the tribal people of the region felt at home on both sides of the Gulf and often went to wherever they thought would offer them a better life. [read more>>]

From Persia to Napa: Wine at the Persian Table

From Persia to Napa: Wine at the Persian Table (Kindle/iPad Version)

“Winner of the World’s Best Wine History Book for 2007”- Gourmand Prize [read more>>]

Stories from Iran: A Chicago Anthology

Stories from Iran: A Chicago Anthology (Kindle/iPad Version)

“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 (Kindle/iPad Version)

“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

My Uncle Napoleon: A Comic Novel (Kindle/iPad Version)

“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>>]

A Taste of Persia: An Introduction to Persian Cooking (Kindle/iPad Version)

“Rose petals, angelica powder, barberries, and dried Persian limes are among the unusual elements that will awaken Western palates.” – Publishers Weekly. [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>>]