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Thirst
A Novel of the Iran-Iraq War
Written by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi
Translated by Martin E. Weir


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $16.95

“Dowlatabadi draws a detailed, realist picture of Iranian life . . . in language that is complex and lyrical.”The Financial Times

In the midst of the Iran–Iraq War, an Iraqi journalist is given a tour of a military prison. The Major in charge of the camp informs the writer of what is expected... Read more >
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Thirst
Thirst
Written by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, Translated by Martin E. Weir
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193007
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Thirst
A Novel of the Iran-Iraq War
Written by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi
Translated by Martin E. Weir


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $16.95

“Dowlatabadi draws a detailed, realist picture of Iranian life . . . in language that is complex and lyrical.”The Financial Times

In the midst of the Iran–Iraq War, an Iraqi journalist is given a tour of a military prison. The Major in charge of the camp informs the writer of what is expected... Read more >
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Visions of the Prophet
Visions of the Prophet
Written by Kahlil Gibran
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583946794
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Visions of the Prophet

Written by Kahlil Gibran


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $16.95

Ever since his best-selling book The Prophet was first published in 1923, Kahlil Gibran has been enchanting spiritually inclined readers with his dogma-free writings so rich with insight, wisdom, beauty, and truth. In this companion collection of little-known writings taken from his published works in Arabic, Gibran encourages us to bravely...

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The Colonel
A Novel
Written by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi
Translated by Tom Patterdale


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $17.95

Winner of the 2013 Jan Michalski Prize
Longlististed for the Man Asian Literary Prize


A new novel by the master of Iranian letters that directly engages politics in Iran today
 
Ten years in the writing, this fearless novel—so powerful it’s banned in Iran—tells the stirring story of a tortured people forced... Read more >
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The Colonel
The Colonel
Written by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, Translated by Tom Patterdale
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612191324
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The Colonel
A Novel
Written by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi
Translated by Tom Patterdale


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $17.95

Winner of the 2013 Jan Michalski Prize
Longlististed for the Man Asian Literary Prize


A new novel by the master of Iranian letters that directly engages politics in Iran today
 
Ten years in the writing, this fearless novel—so powerful it’s banned in Iran—tells the stirring story of a tortured people forced... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
In the Presence of Absence
In the Presence of Absence
Written by Mahmoud Darwish, Translated by Sinan Antoon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935744016
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In the Presence of Absence

Written by Mahmoud Darwish
Translated by Sinan Antoon


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2011
Price: $16.00

One of the most transcendent poets of his generation, Darwish composed this remarkable elegy at the apex of his creativity, but with the full knowledge that his death was imminent. Thinking it might be his final work, he summoned all his poetic genius to create a luminous work that defies categorization... Read more >
Sharon and My Mother-in-Law
Sharon and My Mother-in-Law
Written by Suad Amiry
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ISBN: 9780307427687
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Sharon and My Mother-in-Law
Ramallah Diaries
Written by Suad Amiry


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Based on diaries and e-mail correspondence that architect Suad Amiry kept from 1981 to 2004, Sharon and My Mother-in-Law evokes the frustrations, cabin fever, and downright misery of daily life in the West Bank town of Ramallah. Amiry writes elegance and humor about the enormous difficulty of moving from one place... Read more >
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Sharon and My Mother-in-Law
Sharon and My Mother-in-Law
Written by Suad Amiry
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ISBN: 9781400096497
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Sharon and My Mother-in-Law
Ramallah Diaries
Written by Suad Amiry


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $15.95

Based on diaries and e-mail correspondence that architect Suad Amiry kept from 1981 to 2004, Sharon and My Mother-in-Law evokes the frustrations, cabin fever, and downright misery of daily life in the West Bank town of Ramallah. Amiry writes elegance and humor about the enormous difficulty of moving from one place... Read more >
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My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes
My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes
Edited by Lila Azam Zanganeh
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ISBN: 9780807004630
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My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes
Uncensored Iranian Voices
Edited by Lila Azam Zanganeh


Format: Trade Paperback, 152 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2006
Price: $16.00

In the first anthology of its kind, Lila Azam Zanganeh argues that although Iran looms large in the American imagination, it is grossly misunderstood-seen either as the third pillar of Bush's infamous "axis of evil" or as a nation teeming with youths clamoring for revolution.

This collection showcases the real scope and... Read more >
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My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes
Uncensored Iranian Voices
Edited by Lila Azam Zanganeh


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 1, 2006
Price: $16.00

In the first anthology of its kind, Lila Azam Zanganeh argues that although Iran looms large in the American imagination, it is grossly misunderstood-seen either as the third pillar of Bush's infamous "axis of evil" or as a nation teeming with youths clamoring for revolution.

This collection showcases the real scope and... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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