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A City under Siege: Tales of the Iran-Iraq War
Translated from the Persian by Paul Sprachman
by Habib Ahmadzadeh
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This collection of stories from the Iran-Iraq War is the second work by Habib Ahmadzadeh to appear in English translation. The first was the novel "Chess with the Doomsday Machine" (Mazda, 2008). The nine stories in the collection, which was compiled...

$15.00
Appointment in Aleppo
Translated from the Persian by Diane L. Wilcox
by Jaafar Modarres-Sadeghi
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"Appointment in Aleppo" was first published in Persian in 2004, although Modarres-Sadeghi had completed the writing of the novel two years earlier, in other words, in the wake of the tragic events of the morning of September 11, 2001, that is, the suicide...

$15.00
Blue Logos
Translated from the Persian by M. R. Ghanoonparvar
by Shahrnush Parsipur
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"Blue Logos" is the second major work of prominent Iranian writer, Shahrnush Parsipur, to be published in an English translation. In this a magical tale, Parsipur engages the reader in Western and Eastern philosophy, art, literature, mythology, fairytales,...

$35.00
Book of Jinn
Translated from the Persian by M. R. Ghanoonparvar
by Hushang Golshiri
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Considered Hushang Golshiri’s magnum opus and the culmination of all his work in terms of his worldview and more importantly his vision of art and creativity, Book of Jinn is a masterpiece of Persian fiction that has been compares with James Joyce's Ulysses...

$40.00
Chess with the Doomsday Machine
Translated from the Persian by Paul Sprachman
by Habib Ahmadzadeh
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Chess with the Doomsday Machine (Shatranj ba Mashin-e Qiamat) is a novel by Habib Ahmadzadeh (b. 1964) about the Iran-Iraq War (1980-88). It is set in Ahmadzadeh’s native Abadan, a city located on an island near the Persian Gulf. Because of its importance...

$25.00
Doran
Translated from the Persian by M. R. Ghanoonparvar
by Ruhangiz Sharifian
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Doran is a novel by Iranian fiction writer, Ruhangiz Sharifian, who in her work in general, and in this novel in particular, delves into the experiences of Iranian immigrants since the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran and the subsequent Iran-Iraq war. A sequel...

$25.00
Horse's Head
Translated from the Persian by Ali Anooshahr and M. R. Ghanoonparvar
by Jaafar Modarres-Sadeghi
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Horse’s Head is a quest story of sorts in which the protagonist, Kasra, an unemployed white-collar worker, becomes acquainted with a young Kurdish woman and is infatuated with her and her plight with regard to Kurdish autonomy; after her departure he goes to...

$25.00
In a Voice of Their Own
A Collection of Stories by Iranian Women, Written Since the Revolution of 1979
by Franklin Lewis, Farzin Yazdanfar
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This collection provides a window on the concerns of Iranian women, writers in particular, since the Revolution of 1979 and the establishment of Islamic Republic in Iran. The collection includes eighteen stories written by more than a dozen women during the...

$13.95
Journey to Heading 270 Degrees
Translated from the Persian by Paul Sprachman
by Ahmad Dehqan
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“I flip the pages again and begin at the beginning. My nose was filled with fumes from burnt powder. The words stoop before me and pass quickly through the gap between two piles of earth. Hoseyn crawls face first into the foxhole. I grab his arm and...

$25.00
Kanizu
Translated by Hirad Dinevari, Azita Mokhtari, Shokoufeh Mozaffari, and Ramin Sarraf. Edited with an Introduction by: M. R. Ghanoonparvar
by Moniru Ravanipur
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Kanizu is the first collection of short stories by Moniru Ravanipur, one of the best-known and most highly regarded post-revolutionary Persian fiction writers. In the stories of Kanizu, the reader will find the distinguishing features of the work of Moniru...

$10.00