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Author Alexandra Monir Writes Sci-Fi Book With Iranian-American Female Lead

By Fred Parvaneh Alexandra Monir is the Iranian-American author of five published young adult novels, including the bestselling time-travel romance "Timeless" (a Barnes & Noble bestseller and an Amazon Best Book of the Month). It...

Fighting for Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights: A Talk with Author Diana Nammi

By Tara Biglari Diana Nammi has spent the past few decades fighting to protect Iranian and Kurdish women against so-called honor killings, forced marriage, child marriage and domestic abuse. In a recent talk in north...

Marjan Kamali Discusses HBO Adaptation of Her Book “The Stationery Shop”

By Kayhan Life Staff   The Iranian-American author Marjan Kamali, whose novel “The Stationery Shop” was published in 2019, is about to see it come to life as an HBO series. The story of teenagers in Iran...

New Book Takes Close Look at Iran’s Presidential System

By Tara Biglari "The Quest for Authority in Iran: A History of the Presidency from Revolution to Rouhani" is a new book that delves deep into the workings of the presidency in post-revolutionary Iran. Written...

Empress Farah Republishes Pre-Revolution Memoirs, Discusses Them in Harvard Interview

By Nazanine Nouri “1001 Days: Memoirs of an Empress” is the title of a memoir that Empress Farah Pahlavi wrote in 1976, three years before the Islamic Revolution. It was published in French in 1978,...

How I Got Interested in Iran: Interview with Laura Secor, Iran Watcher, Author

Covering foreign affairs as a journalist is a tough business. And those who have done it well over the decades know the difference between their toilsome approach and the parachuted-in journalism practiced nowadays, in...

Abbas Amanat’s Engaging History of Iran: Book Review

By Ariane Moshiri Abbas Amanat's "Iran: A Modern History" is the culmination of decades of patient and careful scholarship. For those who may be intimidated by the 1,000-page opus, Amanat writes in engaging prose, and offers...

Sotheby’s Senior Director Roxane Zand Co-Authors Book on Geometry and Art in Mideast

By Cyrus Naji The British Museum in London recently hosted the launch of “Geometry and Art in the Modern Middle East,” an exploration of the role of geometry in contemporary Middle Eastern art. The book...

Marjane Satrapi Releases ‘Woman, Life, Freedom’ Book With Fellow Illustrators

By Ahmad Rafat Seventeen Iranian and non-Iranian illustrators including Marjane Satrapi have released a book titled “Woman, Life, Freedom.” The book, originally published in French, has been translated into English and other languages, with Satrapi...

Empress Farah Pahlavi Launches Book on Modern Art in Iran

Kayhan Life: Empress Farah Pahlavi was in London earlier this week for the launch of a new art book, “Iran Modern,” about her significant contributions to the collection and display of modern art in Iran...