Darius the Great Is Not Okay

Darius the Great Is Not OkayDarius doesn t think he ll ever be enough, in America or in Iran Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows about Hobbit social cues than Persian ones He s about to take his first ever trip to Iran, and it s pretty overwhelming especially when he s also dealing with clinic

The Ungrateful Refugee

The Ungrateful RefugeeA Finalist for the 2019 Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction Nayeri combines her own experience with those of refugees she meets as an adult, telling their stories with tenderness and reverence The New York Times Book Review Nayeri weaves her empowering personal story with those of the feared swarms.

Song of a Captive Bird

Song of a Captive BirdA spellbinding debut novel about the trailblazing poet Forugh Farrokhzhad, who defied Iranian society to find her voice and her destiny Remember the flight, for the bird is mortal Forugh Farrokhzad All through her childhood in Tehran, Forugh is told that Iranian daughters should be quiet and mode

Down and Across

Down and AcrossScott Ferdowsi has a track record of quitting Writing the Great American Novel Three chapters His summer internship One week His best friends know exactly what they want to do with the rest of their lives, but Scott can hardly commit to a breakfast cereal, let alone a passion With college appl

Aria

AriaThis extraordinary, gripping debut is a rags to riches to revolution tale about an orphan girl s coming of age in Iran It is the early 1950s in a democratic but restless Iran, a country newly powerful with oil wealth but unsettled by class and religious divides and by the politics of a larger worl

Désorientale

DésorientaleSi nous tions en Iran, cette salle d attente d h pital ressemblerait un caravans rail, songe Kimi Un joyeux foutoir o s encha neraient bavardages, confidences et anecdotes en cascade N e T h ran, exil e Paris depuis ses dix ans, Kimi a toujours essay de tenir distance son pays, sa cul

Twelve Days (John Wells, #9)

Twelve Days (John Wells, #9)John Wells has only twelve days to stop the United States from being tricked into invading Iran in the new cutting edge novel of modern suspense from the 1 New York Times bestselling author Twelve days.Wells, with his former CIA bosses Ellis Shafer and Vinnie Duto, has uncovered a staggering plot

Esther: Royal Beauty (Dangerous Beauty, #1)

Esther: Royal Beauty (Dangerous Beauty, #1)A Bible story brought to life After she is forcibly taken to the palace of the king, a beautiful young Jewish woman, known to the Persians as Esther, wins a queen s crown and then must risk everything in order to save her people and bind her husband s heart An ambitious tyrant threatens ge

City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in Tehran

City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in TehranFar removed from the picture of Tehran we glimpse in news stories, there is another, hidden city, where survival depends on an intricate network of lies and falsehoods It is a place where Mullahs visit prostitutes, gangs sell guns supplied by corrupt Revolutionary Guards, cosmetic surgeons restore

The Last Days of Café Leila

The Last Days of Café LeilaSet against the backdrop of Iran s rich, turbulent history, this exquisite debut novel is a powerful story of food, family, and a bittersweet homecoming When we first meet Noor, she is living in San Francisco, missing her beloved father, Zod, in Iran Now, dragging her stubborn teenage daughter, Li

Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond

Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous DiamondThe first comprehensive and authoritative history of the Koh i Noor, arguably the most celebrated and mythologised jewel in the world On 29 March 1849, the ten year old Maharajah of the Punjab was ushered into the magnificent Mirrored Hall at the centre of the great Fort in Lahore There, in a publ

Bons baisers d'Iran

Bons baisers d'Iran2014, L na c et sa compagne partent en voyage dans un pays qui vient juste d ouvrir ses portes au tourisme l Iran De T h ran Chiraz en passant par Ispahan, L na c nous emporte dans un r cit plein d humour et de rencontres, en tordant le cou de nombreux clich s On d couvre la civilisation pers

Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books

Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in BooksEvery Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics As Islamic morality squads staged arbitrary raids in Tehran, fundamentalists seized ho

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1)

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1)A New York Times Notable BookA Time Magazine Best Comix of the Year A San Francisco Chronicle and Los Angeles Times Best sellerWise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi s memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution In powerful black and white comic strip images,

The Complete Persepolis (Persepolis, #1-4)

The Complete Persepolis (Persepolis, #1-4)Here, in one volume Marjane Satrapi s best selling, internationally acclaimed graphic memoir Persepolis is the story of Satrapi s unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution of the contradictions between private life and publi

Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return (Persepolis, #2)

Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return (Persepolis, #2)In Persepolis, heralded by the Los Angeles Times as one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day, Marjane Satrapi dazzled us with her heartrending memoir in comic strips about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution Here is the continuation of her fascinating story In 1984,

The Blind Owl

The Blind OwlConsidered the most important work of modern Iranian literature, The Blind Owl is a haunting tale of loss and spiritual degradation Replete with potent symbolism and terrifying surrealistic imagery, Sadegh Hedayat s masterpice details a young man s despair after losing a mysterious lover And as th