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From Persia to Napa: Wine at the Persian Table

From Persia to Napa: Wine at the Persian Table

: August 1, 2006

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

Khosrow and Shirin

: January 16, 2024

Khosrow and Shirin is a love story by Nezami Ganjavi—considered the greatest medieval Persian romance poet—based on historical characters of the seventh-century Iranian court.[read more>>]

Pearls That Soak My Dress: Elegies for a Child

: July 19, 2021

Jahan Khatun was a fourteenth-century Persian princess who lived through tumultuous political upheavals: her father was murdered when she was a teenager, eleven years later her family’s dynasty was overthrown and all her male relatives were killed, and once her family had lost all their political power she suffered imprisonment and exile.[read more>>]

Faces of Love: Hafez and the Poets of Shiraz – Bilingual Edition

This bilingual edition of Faces of Love: Hafez and the Poets of Shiraz has the original Persian verses facing the English translations.[read more>>]

SHAHNAMEH: The Persian Book of Kings

SHAHNAMEH: The Persian Book of Kings

“It is almost impossible to exaggerate the influence of [the Shahnameh] on the national culture of Iran…it marks the definitive emergence of New Persian as a language of literature and culture… in much the same way as the Authorized Version of the Bible anchored English.[read more>>]

The Lion and the Throne: Stories from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi: Vol. I

Among the masterpieces of world literature, perhaps the least familiar to English readers is the Persian book of Kings (Shahnameh, in Persian).[read more>>]

Fathers and Sons: Stories from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi: Volume II

“This splendid book is the second in a projected set of three volumes that will recount all the major events of the Persian national epic, the Shahnama or Book of Kings. Written in rhyming couplets by the poet Firdawsi and completed in about 1010, the epic runs to more than 40,000 lines.” – W. L.[read more>>]

Sunset of Empire: Stories from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi: Volume III

Sunset of Empire: Stories from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi: Volume III

With our third and final volume of stories from the Shahnameh we move from mythology and legend to romanticized history. Here the mighty events that shook ancient Persia from the time of Alexander of Macedon’s conquest to the Arab invasion of the seventh century C.E.[read more>>]

The Mirror Of My Heart: A Thousand Years of Persian Poetry by Women, BILINGUAL EDITION

: May 19, 2020

The Mirror Of My Heart: A Thousand Years of Persian Poetry by Women, BILINGUAL EDITION[read more>>]