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French Hats in Iran

French Hats in Iran

: May 16, 2011

“From a gifted writer delightful, funny, evocative, enlightening, nostalgic stories about growing up in Iran in the 1940s. A must-read for anyone who wants to know how traditional, conservative Iranian households dealt with modernization.[read more>>]

French Hats in Iran

French Hats in Iran (Kindle/iPad Edition)

: November 5, 2013

“From a gifted writer delightful, funny, evocative, enlightening, nostalgic stories about growing up in Iran in the 1940s. A must-read for anyone who wants to know how traditional, conservative Iranian households dealt with modernization.[read more>>]

Tarikh-e Azodi, Life at the Court of the Early Qajar Shahs

: October 14, 2014

This book offers a uniquely intimate look at Soltan Ahmad Mirza, was a prince—the forty-ninth son of Fath Ali Shah Qajar, who ruled Iran from 1797 to 1834.[read more>>]

French Hats in Iran (Audio Book)

All memoirs bring the past into the present, but only a few manage to illuminate both simultaneously. French Hats in Iran, a quietly insightful masterpiece of remembrance, belongs in that select group.[read more>>]

The Persian Sphinx: Amir Abbas Hoveyda and the Riddle of the Iranian Revolution

The Persian Sphinx: Amir Abbas Hoveyda and the Riddle of the Iranian Revolution

: July 30, 2009

“Candid and revealing[offers] a wealth of insights into Iranian society and culture.” – William Quandt, Foreign Affairs.[read more>>]

Tales of Two Cities: A Persian Memoir

Tales of Two Cities: A Persian Memoir

: June 1, 2006

“An exceptional, emotionally blooded memoir. . . . That this [memoir] turns out to be a breathtaking example of the quiet, selfless gorgeousness of the memorist’s art is the reader’s good fortune. Milani offers classically ordered writing about character, place, and time. . . . The entire memoir is infused with the perversity, nightmarishness, and occasional strange sweetness of growing up amid religious rule and ritual.[read more>>]

Garden of the Brave in War: Recollections of Iran

Garden of the Brave in War: Recollections of Iran

: December 1, 2003

“Explains more about the cultural context in which we must understand Iran than any other modern writer.”- – New York Times[read more>>]