The Stationery Shop

The Stationery ShopA novel set in 1953 Tehran against the backdrop of the Iranian Coup about a young couple in love who are separated on the eve of their marriage, and who are reunited sixty years later, after having moved on to live independent lives in America, to discover the truth about what happened on that

Darius the Great Is Not Okay (Darius The Great, #1)

Darius the Great Is Not Okay (Darius The Great, #1)Darius 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

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.

Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card

Americanized: Rebel Without a Green CardAt thirteen, bright eyed, straight A student Sara Saedi uncovered a terrible family secret she was breaking the law simply by living in the United States Only two years old when her parents fled Iran, she didn t learn of her undocumented status until her older sister wanted to apply for an


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

No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus PrisonWinner of The Victorian Prize for Literature, and the Prize for Non Fiction, Victorian Premier s Literary Awards 2019 Where have I come from From the land of rivers, the land of waterfalls, the land of ancient chants, the land of mountains In 2013, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani was


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

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Det var viNahid tr ffar Masood den kv ll de firar att hon kommit in p universitetets l karlinje De r b da 18 r Han ber ttar om sin tro p frihet och om vertygelsen att gamla strukturer m ste rivas ner F r Nahid blir frihetskampen som en barnslig dr m Revolutionen kommer ver dem som ett stj rnregn De

It Ain't So Awful, Falafel

It Ain't So Awful, FalafelZomorod Cindy Yousefzadeh is the new kid on the block for the fourth time California s Newport Beach is her family s latest perch, and she s determined to shuck her brainy loner persona and start afresh with a new Brady Bunch name Cindy It s the late 1970s, and fitting in becomes

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

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