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The Persian Gulf: The Hula Arabs of The Shibkuh Coast of Iran

The Persian Gulf: The Hula Arabs of The Shibkuh Coast of Iran (Kindle/iPad Edition)

: October 30, 2015

Little is known about the Arab migrants who settled on the Iranian coast between Bushehr and Lengeh in the late 1500s. They were a disparate group of small tribes of sailors, traders, fishermen, pearl divers, and cultivators. Although they were all referred to as the Bani Hula, they were not a uniform group. In fact, they were each other’s fiercest competitors for access to the pearl banks. This frequently led to bloody and murderous encounters and feuds.[read more>>]

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.[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)

: October 30, 2015

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>>]

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. . . .[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.[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.” – Cleveland Plain Dealer[read more>>]

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

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