Tag Archives: Persia-Iran
Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran, and the Triumph of Diplomacy 472 pages © 2017 Trita Parsi Losing an Enemy is now a profoundly depressing book, being an extensive history of an agreement that could have started erasing fifty years of … Continue reading
Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card288 pages© 2018 Ssara Saedi Sara Saedi and her older sister Samira were both born in Iran, but following the revolution their parents fled to America by way of Italy. Although Sara had virtually no … Continue reading
The Iran Wars: Spy Games, Bank Battles, and the Secret Deals that Reshaped the Middle East© 2016 Jay Solomon352 pages When the young people of Iran hit the streets in protest about suspicious election returns in 2009, the United States … Continue reading
The Ministry of Guidance Invites You Not to Stay© 2010 Hooman Majd272 pages Hooman Majd left Iran for the first time as a young boy, barely eight months old, and when his own son was eight months old, Majd returned. … Continue reading
Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran © 2006 Jason Elliot 432 pages Readers uninterested in the origins and history of Islamic art, metaphysics, or pigeons, should skip to the next chapter, here. In the late nineties, before Afghanistan was … Continue reading
I recently shared a book called The Ayatollah Begs to Differ which covered the Iranian culture of hospitality. Oddly enough the same subject came on reddit, so I share it below for the curious. Click on the picture to expand..