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Cyrus Copeland Off the Radar Off the Radar
Cyrus Copeland Book Signing & Interview - LA (July 18, 2015)
A son’s tale of his father, the first American tried in Iran after revolution - WP (July 16, 2015)
Interview with Cyrus Copeland author of ‘Off the Radar - Ticket to Entertainment (June 3, 2015)
Stranded in Tehran - Slate (May 19, 2015)
Book Review - Kirkus Reviews (January 8, 2015)
Cyrus Copeland (Official Site)

Maziar Bahar Then They Came For Me Then They Came for Me
Maziar Bahari Book Signing & Lecture - LA (June 10, 2011)
Book Review - Kirkus Reviews (June 7, 2011)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (June 6, 2011)
'Then They Came For' Journalist Maziar Bahari - NPR (June 3, 2011)
Then They Came for Me: Random House
Maziar Bahari (IMDB)
Maziar Bahari (Official Site)

Mina Javaherbin The Secret Message The Secret Message
Interview with Mina Javaherbin - LA (March 19, 2011)
Book Review - Kirkus Reviews (September 15, 2010)
Book Review - Publishers Weekly (September 13, 2010)
Mina Javaherbin (Official Site)

The Good Daughter
Jasmin Darznik Book Signing at Book Soup - LA (February 18, 2011)Jasmin Darznik The Good Daughter
Alumna Jasmin Darznik to read excerpts from memoir 'The Good Daughter' about her mother's previous life in Iran - Daily Bruin (February 17, 2011)
Interview: Jasmin Darznik, Iranian author - The Scotsman (February 15, 2011)
Interview: Diane Rehm Show (February 7, 2011)
In 'The Good Daughter,' Jasmin Darznik peels away her mother's secrets - Cleveland (January 31, 2011)
My Mother, Her Secrets - NY Times (May 8, 2010)
Jasmin Darznik (Official Site)

Nadia ShahramMarriage on the Street Corners of Tehran
Marriage on the Street Corners of Tehran
Nadia Shahram Book Signing - LA (February 13, 2011)
Nadia Shahram tells the tragic tale of Iranian women exploited by 'temporary marriage' - Buffalo News (August 21, 2010)
Amherst professor turned author launches first novel - Amherst Bee (April 14, 2010)
Nadia Shahram

Zoe Ghahremani Sky of Red Poppies Sky of Red Poppies
Interview with Zoe Ghahremani - Irvine (January 30, 2011)
Book Review - East County Magazine (November 25, 2010)
Interview - Shauna Roberts (October 20, 2010)
Zohreh Ghahremani (Official Site)

ResetStepehn Kinzer Reset
Stephen Kinzer Lecture & Book Signing at Borders - Westwood (June 22, 2010)
Reset - Iran, Turkey, and America's Future by Stephen Kinzer - A Book Review Essay - Whirledview (August 5, 2010)
Book Review: Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America's Future (August 2, 2010)
Review of Stephen Kinzer's "Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America's Future" - WP (July 11, 2010)
Reset (Macmillam Publishers)

The Life and Times of the ShahDr. Gholam Reza AfkhamiThe Life and Times of the Shah
Author Meets Critic: The Life and Times of the Shah - Santa Monica (May 29, 2010)
Book Discussion: "The Life and Times of the Shah" - Wilson Center (January 6, 2009)
Review (Publishers Weekly)
Preview (Google Books)
Dr. Gholam Reza Afkhami (Bio)
UC Press

My Prison, My HomeHaleh EsfandiariMy Prison, My Home
Dr. Haleh Esfandiari Lecture & Book Signing - UCLA (October 26, 2009)
Woman imprisoned in Iran's political web - Washington Times (September 8, 2009)
The Leonard Lopate Show: My Prison, My Home - WNYC (October 07, 2009)
Haleh Esfandiari - Book TV (September 28, 2009)
Haleh Esfandiari Talks about Detention in Iran - ForeignExchangeTV (September 12, 2007)
Haleh Esfandiari (Woodrow Wilsnon)
My Prison, My Home (Harper Collins)

Abbas Milani Eminent Persians Eminent Persians
Eminent Persians: Dr. Abbas Milani Book Signing & Discussion - Westwood (January 17, 2009)
Abbas Milani on Eminent Persians (LOC)
Abbas Milani (Publications)
Preview (Google Books)
Eminent Persians (Syracuse University Press)

Things I've Been Silent About
Azar Nafisi Lecture & Book Signing - LAPL (January 14, 2009)
Azar Nafisi talks about her new book - FORA TV (January 12, 2009)Azar Nafisi Things I've Been Silent About
Reading Mom and Dad in Tehran - The Guardian (January 2, 2009)
Azar Nafisi tells of her struggles with both mother and country - CS Monitor (Janurary 9, 2009)
Review - The Guardian (April 3, 2009)
Azar Nafisi's 'Things I've Been Silent About' - SF Chronicle (December 28, 2008)
Azar Nafisi (Official Site)
Things I've Been Silent About (Random House)
Reading Lolita in Tehran Reviews

Passionate UprisingsDr. Pardis Mahdavi Passionate Uprisings: Iran's Sexual Revolutions
Pardis Mahdavi talks about "Iran's Sexual Revolution" - UCLA (November 19, 2008)
Pardis Mahdavi (FORA TV)
Stolen Kisses: Iran's Sexual Revolutions (The Nation)
Pardis Mahdavi (Pomona College)
Passionate Uprisings Iran's Sexual Revolution (Stanford U. Press)

Sons and Other Flammable ObjectsPorochista KhakpourSons and Other Flammable Objects
Interview with Porochista Khakpour - UCI (May 3, 2008)
3quarksdaily Interview (February 18, 2008)
American Girl - John Hopkins Magazine (2008)
3:AM Magazine Interviw (September 20, 2007)
The latest in immigrant lit - LA Times (December 2, 2007)
Porochista Khakpour (Official Site)

Bitter Friends, Bosom EnemiesBarbara SlavinBitter Friends, Bosom Enemies
Barbara Slavin Lecture & Interview - UCLA (February 14, 2008)
BookTV Interview by Trita Parsi
An Interview With Iranian Expert and Journalist Barbara Slavin - Intrepid Liberal Journal (October 21, 2007)
Barbara Slavin (USA Today)
Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies (St. Martin's Press)

Dr. John TehranianWhitewashed Whitewashed
Prof. John Tehranian talks about 'Whitewashed' - LA (March 15, 2008)
Book Review (popMatters)
Online Preview

Persian DreamsMaryam TabibzadehPersian Dreams
Maryam Tabibzadeh talks about "Persian Dreams" - LA (March 15, 2008)
Interview with Maryam Tabibzadeh (Page One)
Persian Dreams

Jasmine and Stars
Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz Lecture & Interview - UCLA (December 11, 2007)Dr. Fatemeh KeshavarzJasmine and Stars
The Fragrance of Local Color (October 28, 2007)
Celebrating Human Lives - Electric Politics Podcast (September 14, 2007)
Jasmine and Stars - ZNET (August 03, 2007)
Sharing the Spirit of Iran - WUSTL (Fall 2007)
The UNC Press

Caspian Rain
Gina Nahai Booksigning & Discussion - Pasadena (September 9, 2007)Gina NahaiCaspian Rain
Iranian Jewish life is the focus of "Caspian Rain" - Chicago Tribune (September 8, 2007)
Caspian Rain
Faculty Page (USC)
Gina Nahai (Official Site)

Treacherous Alliance
Dr. Trita Parsi Lecture and Interview - UCLA (May 14, 2007)Trita ParsiTreacherous Alliance
Book Review - Political Review (January 14, 2008)
Book Review - Commentary Magazine (March 2008)
Book Review - Countercurrents (November 19, 2007)
Treacherous Alliance (Yale University Press)
A Single Roll of the Dice (Yale University Press - 2012)

My Name is Iran
Davar Ardalan's Discussion & Booksigning - USC (January 16, 2007)Iran Davar ArdalanMy Name is Iran
Between Two Worlds: 'My Name Is Iran' - NPR (January 9, 2007)
A Woman Called Iran, a Refuge Called America - NY Times (January 5, 2007)
Ardalan Tells Story of U.S.-Iranian Tensions - Women's Enews (December 28, 2006)
Davar Ardalan: My Name Is Iran (January 2007/Holtzbrinke Publishers)
Series Chronicles Personal Journey, Struggle for Change in Iran (NPR)
Davar Ardalan, NPR Biography
American RadioWorks
Official Site

Sheema KalbasiEchoes in Exile Echoes in Exile
Sheema Kalbasi Reading & Interview (April 12, 2007)
Press Release
Seven Valleys of Love: A Bilingual Anthology of Women Poets
Sheema Kalbasi (Official Site)

Marjane Satrapi - Photo by Maria OrtizChicken with Plums Cover Chicken with Plums
Marjane Satrapi Lecture & Booksigning - Gallery (November 2, 2006)
Marjane Satrapi: Princess of darkness - The Independent (October 5, 2006)
Without his music, life isn't worth living 'Persepolis' author's latest is fiction, not autobiography - San Francisco Chronicle (October 1, 2006)
Chicken with Plums (Panteon Books)

Ray TakeyhHidden Iran Cover Hidden Iran
Dr. Ray Takeyh Lecture & Interview (May 2, 2007)
All Things Considered - NPR (September 14, 2006)
Dealing with Iran - The Economist (August 31, 2006)
Hidden Iran (CFR)

Iran Awakening
Shirin Ebadi Lecture and Booksigning - Gallery (May 15, 2006)
Ebadi travels throughout U.S. promoting her memoir - Washington File (May 10, 2006)
An Iranian profile in courage - CS Monitor (May 9, 2006)Iran AwakeningShirin Ebadi
Nobel Laureate Ebadi Looks at Iran's Contradictions - NPR (May 3, 2006)
The complete review's Review
Gallery I | Galley II | Gallery III
Iranian human rights activist sues the US
Iran Awakening (Shirin Ebadi/Azadeh Moaveni) - Random House
Shirin Ebadi's Bio
Press Release
Official Site

Uncensored Iranian VoicesLila Azam Zanganeh Uncensored Iranian Voices
Interview with Lila Azam Zanganeh - Real Audio (April 20, 2006)
Interview - PBS (April 14, 2006)
The complete review's Review
Beacon Press

Let Me Tell You Where I've Been
Let Me Tell You Where I've BeenPersis Karimi University of Arkansas Press
Jasmin Darznik Review
Book Reading (Video)
Persis Karim (Official Site)
Readings Schedule

Warring Souls & Last Scene Underground
Last Scene UndergroundWarring SoulsRoxanne Varzi Iranian Youth, Disillusion, and Identity - H-net (March 2007)
Review of "Warring Souls: Youth, Media, and Martyrdom in Post-Revolution Iran"
Duke Press
Roxanne Varzi (UCI)
Warring Souls Preview
Roxanne Varzi: Last Scene Underground
Last Scene Underground Preview

My Uncle Napoleon
My Uncle Napoleon (Iraj Pezeshkzad/Dick Davis)Iraj Pezeskhzad The secret garden - The Guardian (May 13, 2006)
"My Uncle Napoleon": Something funny is going on in Tehran - Seatle Times (May 5, 2006)
My Uncle Napoleon - Iraj Pezeshkzad/Dick Davis (Random House)
Iraj Pezeshkzad - Gallery I | Gallery II | Gallery III | Gallery IV
Dr. Dick Davis (PSU)

Jumping Over Fire & Persian Girls
Nahid Rachin Reading and Booksigning - LA (November 14, 2006)Persian GirlsJumping Over Fire CoverNahid Rachlin
Nahid Rachlin - Gallery (March 12, 2006)
Interview with Nahid Rachlin - Real Audio (March 10, 2006)
Persian Girls
Trapped in Tehran, Liberated in St. Louis (NPR Review)
Nahid Rachlin (Official Site)
Praise for Jumping Over Fire
Interview with Nahid Rachlin, author of Jumping Over Fire | Excerpt
City Lights Publishers

Cracked PomegranateFae Bidgoli

Cracked Pomegranate
Novelist chronicles struggles of Iranian women to find seeds of a new life - San Francisco Chronicle (November 7, 2005)
Regent Press
Official Site

The Pursuit of PleasureRudi Matthee - by QH

The Pursuit of Pleasure
Drugs and Stimulants in Iranian History, 1500-1900 (Princeton University Press)
Rudi Matthee (U. Delaware)
Dr. Rudi Matthee Lecture & Booksigning at UCLA - Gallery (October 23, 2005)
History of Pleasure in Iran - BBC Persian (October 17, 2005)

Greater IranGreater Iran: A 20th-century OdysseyRichard Nelson Frye - by QH
Interview with Dr. Richard Nelson Frye - Bowers Museum, Santa Ana (April 21, 2007)
Professor Richard Nelson Frye Lecture at UCLA Royce Hall - March 13, 2005
Greater Iran: a 20th-century odyssey
Richard Nelson Frye

Women Without MenWomen Without Men - by QHShahrnush Parsipur
Shahrnush Parsipour Lecture, UCLA - February 20, 2005
Book Review: Women Without Men: A Novel of Modern Iran
Book Review
The complete review's Review
Shahrnush Parsipur

The Soul of IranAfshin Molavi

The Soul of Iran
Afshin Molavi Bio & Recent Articles
Online Preview
WW Norton

Living in HellLH - Cover photo by Ghazal OmidGhazal Omid
Book Review - Global Politician (January 1, 2006)
An Interview with Ghazal Omid
Review - Publishers Weekly
Books by Ghazal Omid
Mr. Nightingale Review
Ghazal Omid - Official Site

Foucault and the Iranian RevolutionFoucault and the Iranian Revolution Janet Afary
Dr. Janet Afary & Dr. Kevin Anderson Lecture - Gallery (April 29, 2006)
The "other" Orientalism - Frontline (December 2005)
The philosopher and the ayatollah - The Boston Globe (June 12, 2005)
Revisiting Foucault and the Iranian Revolution
University of Chicago Press

Pomegranate SoupMarsha Mehran - Photo by Jordan Matter

Pomegranate Soup
Pomegranate Soup (Random House)
Marsha Mehran (Random House)
Press Release
The Story Behind the Story & Q&A
Marsha Mehran (Official Site)

Lipstick Jihad
Azadeh Moaveni at the LA Times Book Fair - Gallery (April 23, 2005)
A cultural bridge between Iran, US - Boston Globe (April 11, 2005)Lipstick JihadAzadeh Moaveni
Azadeh Moaveni reads from Lipstick Jihad - Picture Gallery (March 23, 2005)
Orphans of the Revolution - Washington Post (March 17, 2005)
Lipstick and political resistance - San Francisco Chronicle (March 13, 2005)
'Lipstick Jihad': The Mullahs and Me - NY Times (March 12, 2005)
As if the Mullahs Were All Young at Heart - NY Times (February 25, 2005)
Foreign Exchange Interview (Video) | Transcript
An Interview With Azadeh Moaveni
A Q&A with Azadeh Moaveni the author of Lipstick Jihad
Lipstick Jihad (Public Affairs) | PR
Even After All This TimeAfschineh Latifi - Photo by Heather Laszio

Even After All This Time
Afschineh Latifi at the LA Times Book Fair - Gallery (April 23, 2005)
Love, revolution, and leaving Iran - MSNBC Video (March 31, 2005)
Women write about the Iran they know - USA Today (March 30, 2005)
Press Release

Strange Times My DearDr. Ahmad Karimi Hakkak - by QH

Strange Times My Dear
Strange Times Live, Los Angeles - September 10, 2005
OFAC Press Clips
Ahmad Karimi Hakkak Book Signing Event - Los Angeles (May 28, 2005)
Press Release

No God but God
'No god but God': The War Within Islam - NY Times (May 29, 2005)No God but GodReza Aslan - by QH
Author Aslan on the Evolution of Islam - NPR (May 13, 2005)
The Jihad Is a Civil War, the West Only a Bystander - NY Times (May 4, 2005)
Review: No god but God - Blogscritics (April 25, 2005)
Reza Aslan book signing - Gallery (April 13, 2005)
Writer Reza Aslan, 'No God but God' - NPR (March 23, 2005)
Press Release (Random House) | About the author
No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam (Random House)

In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs
Rule By Rigor Mortis - Business Week (February 25, 2005)In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs Christopher de Bellaigue
'In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs': Reflections on Iran - NY Times (February 13, 2005)
A Mosaic of Iran, Its Radical Past and Its Fading Hope - NY Times (February 3, 2005)
First Chapter: 'In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs' (NY Times)
Picture Gallery
Press Release

An Enduring Love
'An Enduring Love': The Last Empress - New York Times (May 2, 2004)An Enduring LoveMémoires de Farah Pahlavi
An Interview with Farah Pahlavi - NPR (March 6, 2004)
Iran's Queen in Exile Finds 'a Way to Go On' - Washington Post (March 5, 2004)
A Life in Exile - NY Times (February 29, 2004)
Memoirs of Farah Pahlavi - BBC Persian (February 28, 2004)

The Persian Puzzle
The Middle East Quarterly Book Rview (Fall 2005)The Persian PuzzleKenneth Pollack
An Interview With Kenneth Pollack - MotherJones (January 24, 2005)
'The Persian Puzzle': Misjudging Iran - NY Times (December 12, 2004)
The Persian puzzle, or the CIA's? - Asia Times (December 3, 2004)
Another Threatening Storm? - Washington Post (November 28, 2004)
Random House

Lifting the veil on an Iranian Sex and the City - Telegraph (June 19, 2005)
An Interview with Marjane Satrapi - Bookslut (October 2004)
A Child of the Iranian Revolution Gets Graphic With Bush - Village Voice (September 16, 2004)
She Can't Go Home Again: Persepolis 2 - New York Times (August 22, 2004)
Veiled threat - The Guardian (December 12,2003)Marjane Satrapi - Photo by Maria OrtizPersepolis CoverPersepolis 2 Cover
Illustrator Marjane Satrapi - NPR (June 2, 2003)
Rebel in exile - The Guardian (May 15, 2003)
'Persepolis': A Graphic Novel Recalls the Iranian Revolution - NY Times (May 11, 2003)
Persepolis - Marjane Satrapi (Complete Review)
Persepolis 2 (Random House)
Persepolis (Random House)
PERSEPOLIS: The Story of a Childhood - by Marjane Satrapi (Press Release)
Official Site

Journey from the Land of No
Interview with Roya Hakakian - Santa Monica (May 28, 2010)
An Iranian Jew's Tales of the Revolution - Washington Post (September 28, 2004)Roya HakakianJourney from the Land of No Cover
Journey from the Land of No (Random House)
Coming of Age in the Shadow of a revolution (PR)
A conversation with Roya Hakakian
Roya Hakakian (Offical Site)
Book Reviews

Reading Lolita in Tehran
Azar Nafisi: Women, Culture, Human Rights: The Case of Iran (April 20, 2005)
Azar Nafisi Webcast - LOC (October 9, 2004)
Author Finds That With Fame Comes Image Management - NY Times (June 8, 2004)
A revolutionary idea - The Scotsman (March 7, 2004)Azar NafisiReading 'Lolita' in Tehran Cover
Iranian rebel made room for 'Lolita' - San Francisco Chronicle (February 2, 2004)
Moving stories: Azar Nafisi - BBC (January 2, 2004)
Through the veil - The Guardian (September 13, 2003)
Summer Reading: Author Azar Nafisi - NPR (August 10 , 2003)
Reading Lolita in Tehran makes its London debut - BBC Persian (June 26, 2003)
Interviews Azar Nafisi - PBS (June 20, 2003)
The Fiction of Life - The Atlantic (May 7, 2003)
Professor and Writer Azar Nafisi - NPR (April 4, 2003)
Reading Lolita in Tehran (Random House)
Official Site

Funny in FarsiFiroozeh DumasFunny in Farsi Cover
Reading Funny Lipsticks through Jihad: The Politics of Feminism and Nationalism in Iranian-American Women's Memoirs - UCLA (February 1, 2007)
Firoozeh Dumas - Gallery (November 7, 2005)
Commentary: 'Funny in Farsi' - NPR (April 20, 2004)
Comedy of growing up unveiled - CS Monitor (July 10, 2003)
Firoozeh Dumas - BBC Persian (June 28, 2003)
Firoozeh Dumas Commentary - NPR (March 10, 2003)
Funny in Farsi (Random House)

Persian PilgrimagesAfshin Molavi Persian Pilgrimages Cover
Persian Pilgrimages: Journeys Across Iran. Afshin Molavi - Foreign Affairs (January/February 2003)
Iran Expert Afshin Molavi Sees Iranians Yearning to Speak and Listen - Eurasianet (October 24, 2002)
Iranian mysteries unravelled - Telegraph (December 14, 2002)
'Persian Pilgrimages' - NPR (October 16, 2002)
Persian Pilgrimages (W.W. Norton)

Anahita FirouzIn the Walled Gardens Cover

In the Walled Gardens
In the Walled Gardens: A Novel by Anahita Firouz
"In the Walled Gardens" by Anahita Firouz - Mostlyfiction (August 11, 2002)
Anahita Firouz (Bookreporter)
Anahita Firouz (Official Site)

Children's Book
Behrouz Bahmani
Majeed Beenteha
Mina Javaherbin | Interview

Donia Bijan
Najmieh Batmanglij
Ariana Bundy
Mohammad R. Ghanoonparvar
Yasmin Khan
Nesta Ramazani
Shirin Simmons

Iranian culture: a Persianist view
Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings (Illustrated Edition)
Sofreh: The Art of Persian Celebration | Interview

Cin­e­matic Lessons from Abbas Kiarostami
In the Time of Kiarostami
Iranian Cinema: A Political History

The Art of Persian Music-by Jean During, Zia Mirabdolbaghi
The Dastgah Concept in Persian Music-by Hormoz Farhat
Soundtrack of the Revolution-by Nahid Siamdoust

Amanda Roraback (Iran in a Nutshell)
Jacqueline Mirsadeghi (Photography)
Books by Shirin Neshat
My Elizabeth by Firooz Zahedi

Arvin Ahmadi
Shirin Amani Azari
Anita Amirrezvani | Critic
Mahshid Amirshahi
Dr. Rahimeh Andalibian
Nina Ansary
Davar Ardalan
Gelareh Asayesh
Nassim Assefi
Afsan Azadi
Parvaneh Bahar (Memoir) | Lecture
Mort Baharloo
Tara Bahrampour
Baharak Bashar
Masoud Behnoud
Hooshang Danesh
Simin Daneshvar
Ashley Dartnell (Memoir)
Jasmin Darznik (Memoir)
Elahe Talieh Dayton
Sahar Delijani
Camelia Entekhabifard
Sattareh Farman Farmaian
Farnaz Fassihi
Nazila Fathi (Memoir)
Zarah Ghahramani
Zohreh Ghahremani | Interview
Mahru Ghashghaei
Arion Golmakani (Memoir)
Farideh Goldin
Soheila Ghodstinat
Farkhondeh Hajizadeh
Zara Houshmand
Marjan Kamali
Esther Kamkar
Fred Kashani
Ferdows Kazemi
Abbas Kazerooni
Laleh Khadivi
Porochista Khakpour | Interview
Nastaran Kherad
Tahereh Mafi
Shahriar Mandanipour
Mehrnoosh Mazarei
Aria Minu-Sepehr (Memoir)
Shokooh Mirzadegi
Melody Moezzi
Taghi Modarressi
Mahsa Moheb-AIi
Kamin Mohammadi
Alexandra Monir
Ottessa Moshfegh
Farnoosh Moshiri | NPR Audio
Sasha Mostofi
Nooshie Motaref
Gina Nahai
Bahiyyih Nakhjavani
Dara Naraghi
Dina Nayeri
Angella Nazarian
Saideh Pakravan
Patricia Panahi
Susanne Pari | NPR Audio
Shabnam Piryaei
Zoya Pirzad
Shahrnush Parsipur | Gallery
Tala Raassi (Memoir)
Sara Saedi
Nadia Shahram
Mahbod Seraji
Ata Servati
Nahid Sewell
Roxana Shirazi (Pen Name)
Dalia Sofer
Saba Soomekh (Memoir)
Azadeh Tabazadeh (Memoir)
Maryam Tabibzadeh
Goli Taraghi
Homa Tavangar
M. Hossein Tirgan
Mehri Yalfani

Iranian Studies books - May 2010 by QH

Simin Behbahani
Sholeh Furutan Wolpé
Sheema Kalbasi
Partow Nooriala
Sheida Mohammadi
Parisa Shahramiri
Niloufar Talebi (Translation) | Review & Criticism

Current Events/Politics
Houshang Asadi
Maziar Bahari | Lecture & Interview
Christopher de BellaigueIranian Studies books - May 2010 by QH
Cyrus Copeland
Andrew Scott Cooper
Farhad Diba
Mahmoud Dowlatabadi
Rana Foroohar
Akbar Ganji
Farrah Golshan Douglas
Roya Hakakian
Hooman Majd
Dr. Fariborz Mokhtari
Alireza Nader
Kasra Naji
Shiva Rahbaran
Roxana Saberi
Mike de Seve
Elaine Sciolino
Ali Soufan

Negin Farsad: How to Make White People Laugh

Ervand Abrahamian: The Coup: 1953, the CIA, and the Roots of Modern U.S.-Iranian Relations
Janet Afary: Sexual Politics in Modern Iran
Gholam Reza Afkhami: The Life and Times of the Shah
Abbas Amanat: Iran: A Modern History
Hooshang Amirahmadi: The Political Economy of Iran Under the Qajars
Said Amir Arjomand" The Turban for the Crown
Jahangir Amuzegar: Dynamics of the Iranian Revolution
Ali Ansari: Confronting Iran
Amin Banani: The Modernization of Iran, 1921-1941
Mojdedh Bayat: Tales from the Land of the Sufis
Mehrzad Boroujerdi: Iranian Intellectuals and the West | Interview
The Cambridge History of Iran (7 Volumes)
H. E. Chehabi: Distant relations: Iran and Lebanon in the last 500 years
H. E. Chehabi: Iran's Constitutional Revolution: Popular Politics, Cultural Transformations and Transnational Connection
Hamid Dabashi: Iran: A People Interrupted
Willem Floor: A Social History of Sexual Relations in Iran
Willem Floor: Iran and the World in the Safavid Age
Suzanne Maloney: Iran's Political Economy since the Revolution
Richard Nelson Frye: Greater Iran
Ali Gheissari: Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics
Shahla Haeri: Law of desire: temporary marriage in Shi'i Iran (online)
Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak: Recasting Persian Poetry
Nader Hashemi: Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy
Mehri Honarbin-Holliday: Becoming Visible in Iran: Women in Contemporary Iranian Society
Ramin Jahanbegloo: Iran: between tradition and modernity
Ramin Jahanbegloo: Civil Society and Democracy in Iran
Hassan Javadi: Persian literary influence on English literature
Hassan Javadi: Satire in Persian literature
Hassan Javadi & William Floor: The Education of Women and The Vices of Men
Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak: Recasting Persian poetry: scenarios of poetic modernity in Iran
Homa Katouzian: The Persians | BBC Interview
Homa Katouzian: Iran: Politics, History and Literature
Homa Katouzian & Hossein Shahidi: Iran in the 21st Century
Fatemeh Keshavarz: Jasmine and Stars | Interview & Lecture
Nikki R. Keddie: Modern Iran
Pardis Mahdavi: Passionate Uprisings Iran's Sexual Revolution | Interview
Pardis Mahdavi: Labor, Migration, and Human Trafficking in Dubai
Pardis Mahdavi: From Trafficking to Terror
Rudolph Matthee: The Monetary History of Iran: From the Safavids to the Qajarsmore
Ida Meftahi: Gender and Dance in Modern Iran
Abbas Milani: The Shah
Abbas Milani: Eminent Persians | Book Signing & Discussion
Abbas Milani: The Persian Sphinx
Farzaneh Milani: Veils and Words: The Emerging Voices of Iranian Women Writers
Minoo Moallem: Between Warrior Brother and Veiled Sister
Valentine M Moghadam: Globalizing Women
Mehdi Moslem: Factional Politics in Post-Khomeini Iran
Negar Mottahedeh: Displaced Allegories: Post-Revolutionary Iranian Cinema
Roy Mottahedeh: Lessons in Islamic Jurisprudence
Roy Mottahedeh: Ihe Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran
Hamid Naficy: The making of exile cultures: Iranian television in Los Angeles
Hamid Naficy: An Accented Cinema: Exilic and Diasporic Filmmaking
Hamid Naficy: A Social History of Iranian Cinema, Volume 1: The Artisanal Era, 1897-1941
Hamid Naficy: A Social History of Iranian Cinema, Volume 2: The Industrializing Years, 1941-1978
Hamid Naficy: A Social History of Iranian Cinema, Volume 3: The Islamicate Period, 1978-1984
Hamid Naficy: A Social History of Iranian Cinema, Volume 4: The Globalizing Era, 1984-2010
Afsaneh Najmabadi: Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards
Vali Nasr: The Shia Revival
Trita Parsi: Treacherous Alliance
Trita Parsi: A Single Roll of the Dice
Nasrollah Pourjavady: The splendour of iran
Decline and Fall of the Sasanian Empire
Massoume Price: Iran's Diverse Peoples | Ancient Iran
Nasrin Rahimieh: Missing Persians Discovering Voices in Iranian Cultural History
Farshad Sadri: How Early Muslim Scholars Assimilated Aristotle and Made Iran the intellectual Center of the Islamic World
Amin Saikal: The Rise and Fall of the Shah
Rahim M. Shayegan: Arsacids and Sasanians
Rahim M. Shayegan: Aspects of History and Epic in Ancient Iran: From Gaumata to Wahnam
Ray Takeyh: Guardians of the Revolution
Kamran Talattof: Modernity, Sexuality, and Ideology in Iran
Mohamed Tavakoli-Targhi: Refashioning Iran: Orientalism, Occidentalism and Historiography
Prof. John Tehranian: Whitewashed: America's Invisible Middle-Eastern Minority
Nayereh Tohidi: Globalization, Gender, and Religion: The Politics of Women's Rights in Catholic and Muslim Contexts
Roxanne Varzi: Warring Souls
Roxanne Varzi: Last Scene Underground
Ehsan Yarshater: Persian Literature
Ehsan Yar-Shater, Dick Davis, Firdawsi: The Lion and the Throne: Stories from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi

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