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Iran’s Great Storyteller Dies in Silence

Iran’s Great Storyteller Dies in Silence

When President Muhammad Khatami’s Ministry of Islamic Guidance worked on the final list of banned writers and poets in the winter of 1997, few expected that Amir Ashiri’s name would be one of the 3000 or so “enemies of Islam and the Revolution” to be forbidden from...
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Diana Abu-Jaber


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Eiffel Tower in Paris.


A Man Out of Place

A Man Out of Place

On April 9, 1951, Sadegh Hedayat entered his rented apartment in Paris, plugged all the doors and windows with cotton, and then turned on the gas valve to liberate himself from all the wounds that had been gnawing on him in seclusion. Two days later, his body was...
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A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution By Samar Yazbek