Posts Tagged Women

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 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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Lipstick Jihad: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America and American in Iran

Author: Azadeh Moaveni Paperback: 272 pages Publisher: PublicAffairs,U.S.; New edition edition (4 May 2006) Language English ISBN-13: 978-1586483784 Order here As far back as she can remember, Azadeh Moaveni has felt at odds with her tangled identity as an Iranian-American. In suburban America, Azadeh lived in two worlds. At home, she was the daughter of […]

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Prisoner of Tehran: One Woman’s Story of Survival Inside a Torture Jail, by Marina Nemat

Prisoner of Tehran: One Woman’s Story of Survival Inside a Torture Jail, by Marina Nemat 288 pages John Murray (15 May 2008) English ISBN-13: 978-0719562525 Order Now Brought up as a Christian, Marina Nemat’s peaceful childhood in Tehran was shattered when the Iranian Revolution of 1979 ushered in a new era of Islamic rule. After […]

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Touba and the Meaning of Night, by Shahrnoush Parsipour

One of the cornerstones of contemporary Persian literature, Touba and the Meaning of Night represent the best in Iranian Fiction, and has never lost its brilliance even 21 years after its first publication in 1989 in Iran. The book was published in English in 2005 and attracted the attention of many critics worldwide. An Iranian-style […]

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Transit Tehran: Young Iran and Its Inspirations, by Malu Halasa and Maziar Bahari

Malu Halasa and Maziar Bahari 242 pages Garnet Publishing Ltd; illustrated edition edition (6 Oct 2008) ISBN-13: 978-1859642153 Order Now: £23.74 Like other international cities, Tehran is filled with the religious, the irreligious and the indifferent. However, for a capital much in the news, its secrets are well-guarded – parties where the kids let rip; […]

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Iran Awakening: A memoir of revolution and hope, by Shirin Ebadi

The Memoirs of the 2003 Nobel Peace Laureate, Shirin Ebadi Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Rider (3 May 2007) ISBN-13: 978-1846040146 Order Now (£4.99) (review from Throughout an extraordinary career as a lawyer, writer, activist, and dissident, Shirin Ebadi has spoken out clearly and strongly for her native Iran—and her voice has resonated far beyond […]

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