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The Strangling of Persia: A Story of European Diplomacy and Oriental Intrigue

The Strangling of Persia: A Story of European Diplomacy and Oriental Intrigue

“A new edition of the 1912 work by the American appointed in 1911 by the newly (and briefly) constitutional government of Persia to help organize its finances. “Ejected” only a year later as a result of “British and Russian diplomatic intrigue,” – Middle East Journal. [read more>>]

The Persian Revolution of 1905-1909

The Persian Revolution of 1905-1909

“Browne labours to show that the Persian Revolution was no mere isolated phenomenon, but one form of a movement which is affecting Islam”. – Manchester Guardian (1910). [read more>>]

Letters From Tabriz: The Russian Suppression of the Iranian Constitutional Movement

In August 1907, while Iran was in the throes of its Constitutional Revolution, Britain and Russia concluded a secret agreement to divide the country between themselves into zones of influence. [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>>]

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>>]

A Man of Many Worlds: The Diaries and Memoirs of Dr. Ghasem Ghani

A Man of Many Worlds: The Diaries and Memoirs of Dr. Ghasem Ghani

“Offers a profoundly civilized insight into the great changes inside Iran during the first half of the twentieth century. [read more>>]

Iran the Beautiful: Photographs by Daniel Nadler

Iran the Beautiful: Photographs by Daniel Nadler

In distinctive ways, Iran is one of the most photogenic countries in the world — a place where dazzling architecture is set amid desolate expanses of desert or steppe; where snow-capped mountains plunge dramatically to a seacoast of steamy lushness; [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>>]

Closed Circuit History

Closed Circuit History

“A collection of intriguing drawings by one of Iran’s foremost graphic artists, currently living outside the country…Mohassess’ art is intended to force viewers to examine and question political developments taking place in Iran. [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>>]