The Stationery Shop

The Stationery ShopA poignant, heartfelt new novel by the award nominated author of Together Tea that explores loss, reconciliation, and the quirks of fate n nRoya, a dreamy, idealistic teenager living amid the political upheaval of 1953 Tehran, finds a literary oasis in kindly Mr Fakhri s neighborhood stationery shop

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Darius the Great Is Not Okay (Darius The Great, #1)

Darius the Great Is Not Okay (Darius The Great, #1)Darius doesn t think he ll ever be enough, in America or in Iran n nDarius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows about Hobbit social cues than Persian ones He s about to take his first ever trip to Iran, and it s pretty overwhelming especially when he s also dealing with clini

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Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead

Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A clear eyed account of learning how to lead in a chaotic world, by General Jim Mattis the former Secretary of Defense and one of the most formidable strategic thinkers of our time and Bing West, a former assistant secretary of defense and combat Marine n n A four sta

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The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree

The Enlightenment of the Greengage TreeThe Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree is an extraordinarily powerful and evocative literary novel set in Iran in the period immediately after the Islamic Revolution in 1979 Using the lyrical magic realism style of classical Persian storytelling, Azar draws the reader deep into the heart of a fami

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The Ungrateful Refugee

The Ungrateful RefugeeA Finalist for the 2019 Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction n n Nayeri combines her own experience with those of refugees she meets as an adult, telling their stories with tenderness and reverence The New York Times Book Review n n Nayeri weaves her empowering personal story with those of the feared swarms

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Aria

AriaIn Iran, 1953, a driver named Behrouz discovers an abandoned baby in an alleyway When he adopts her, naming her Aria, he has no idea how profoundly this fiery, blue eyed orphan will shape his future n nAs she grows, Aria is torn between the three women fated to mother her the wife of Behrouz, who b

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Désorientale

DésorientaleSi nous tions en Iran, cette salle d attente d h pital ressemblerait un caravans rail, songe Kimi Un joyeux foutoir o s encha neraient bavardages, confidences et anecdotes en cascade N e T h ran, exil e Paris depuis ses dix ans, Kimi a toujours essay de tenir distance son pays, sa cul

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Down and Across

Down and AcrossScott Ferdowsi has a track record of quitting Writing the Great American Novel Three chapters His summer internship One week His best friends know exactly what they want to do with the rest of their lives, but Scott can hardly commit to a breakfast cereal, let alone a passion n nWith college app

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Man of My Time

Man of My TimeFrom the bestselling author of The Septembers of Shiraz, the story of an Iranian man reckoning with his capacity for love and evilSet in Iran and New York City, Man of My Time tells the story of Hamid Mozaffarian, who is as alienated from himself as he is from the world around him After decades of

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The Last Days of Café Leila

The Last Days of Café LeilaSet against the backdrop of Iran s rich, turbulent history, this exquisite debut novel is a powerful story of food, family, and a bittersweet homecoming When we first meet Noor, she is living in San Francisco, missing her beloved father, Zod, in Iran Now, dragging her stubborn teenage daughter, Li

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It Ain't So Awful, Falafel

It Ain't So Awful, FalafelZomorod Cindy Yousefzadeh is the new kid on the block for the fourth time California s Newport Beach is her family s latest perch, and she s determined to shuck her brainy loner persona and start afresh with a new Brady Bunch name Cindy It s the late 1970s, and fitting in becomes diff

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Song of a Captive Bird

Song of a Captive BirdA spellbinding debut novel about the trailblazing poet Forugh Farrokhzhad, who defied Iranian society to find her voice and her destiny n n Remember the flight, for the bird is mortal Forugh Farrokhzad n nAll through her childhood in Tehran, Forugh is told that Iranian daughters should be quiet and

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No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus PrisonWinner of The Victorian Prize for Literature, and the Prize for Non Fiction, Victorian Premier s Literary Awards 2019 n nWhere have I come from From the land of rivers, the land of waterfalls, the land of ancient chants, the land of mountains n nIn 2013, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani was illeg

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Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond

Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous DiamondThe first comprehensive and authoritative history of the Koh i Noor, arguably the most celebrated and mythologised jewel in the world n nOn 29 March 1849, the ten year old Maharajah of the Punjab was ushered into the magnificent Mirrored Hall at the centre of the great Fort in Lahore There, in a pu

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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books

Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in BooksEvery Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics As Islamic morality squads staged arbitrary raids in Tehran, fundamentalists seized ho

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1)

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1)A New York Times Notable BookA Time Magazine Best Comix of the Year A San Francisco Chronicle and Los Angeles Times Best sellerWise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi s memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution In powerful black and white comic strip images,

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The Complete Persepolis (Persepolis, #1-4)

The Complete Persepolis (Persepolis, #1-4)Here, in one volume Marjane Satrapi s best selling, internationally acclaimed graphic memoir n nPersepolis is the story of Satrapi s unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution of the contradictions between private life and publ

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Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return (Persepolis, #2)

Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return (Persepolis, #2)In Persepolis, heralded by the Los Angeles Times as one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day, Marjane Satrapi dazzled us with her heartrending memoir in comic strips about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution Here is the continuation of her fascinating story In 1984,

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