The Last Chapter, An Iranian Love Story by Guita Garakani

A novel by Guita Garakani, Translated by Sara Phillips, ISBN: 9781859643037, Paperback and ebook, March 2013 RRP: £8.99 Youssef, Vaqar’s eldest son, died in the same house he was born in; the very house that became his after his father’s murder. No one looked into his father’s murder, and no one looked into Youssef’s death […]

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Zahra’s Paradise

By Amir (Author) and Khalil (Illustrator), 272 pages, First Second In 2009, the Iranians put all their hopes in the presidential elections, during which the majority had voted for the reformist candidate, Musavi, who had promised opening the political atmosphere up. However, their hopes crashed when in less than two hours after the  closure of […]

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Launch Event for the Novel I am Cyrus by Alex Jovy on Azargan, the Iranian Festival of Fire: All welcome

Monday, October 24, 2011 06:21 On 30 November 2011, on the Eve of Azargan, the Iranian Festival of Fire, a launch event and signing will take place at the London Review Bookshop on 30th November to coincide with Azargan, the Iranian festival of fire. Date: 30 November 2011 Time: 7:00–8:30 PM Place: London Review Bookshop,14-16 […]

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47 seconds that changed the history of Iran: The Gaze of the Gazelle, the story of the lost Iranian Generation The Gaze of the Gazelle: The story of a generation Arash Hejazi with a foreword by Paulo Coelho Seagull Books, July 2011 On 20 June 2009, during demonstrations to protest the fraudulent Iranian presidential election, a young girl called Neda was shot to death in the streets of Tehran. Within hours, the video footage […]

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Garnet to Publish The Knot in the Rug, a novel by Masoud Behnoud

Garnet Publishing has recently acquired the world rights to the novel The Knot in the Rug by the prominent Iranian journalist and novelist, Masoud Behnoud. The Knot in the Rug (Khanoum), by Masoud Behnoud, encapsulates the massive upheavals of the first half of 20th century from a point of view that the English-speaking readership rarely […]

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The People Reloaded, by Danny Postel and Nader Hashemi

The People Reloaded, The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran’s Future by Danny Postel and Nader Hashemi Paperback: 464 pages Publisher: Melville House Publishing (24 Mar 2011) Language English ISBN-13: 978-1935554387 Order here Since June 2009, the Islamic Republic of Iran has seen the most dramatic political upheaval in three decades of rule. What […]

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The Circle, by Jafar Panahi

# Actors: Maryiam Parvin Almani, Nargess Mamizadeh, Monir Arab, Mojgan Faramarzi, Fatemeh Naghavi # Directors: Jafar Panahi # Format: Colour, PAL, Subtitled # Language: Farsi # Subtitles: English # Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.) # Aspect Ratio: 4:3 – 1.33:1 # Number of discs: […]

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