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LITERATURE

A Cup of Sin
Selected poems
By Simin Behbahani

Ancheh bayad goft
Short stories
Reza Saberi / 1998 Jahan Books

Another Birth
Forugh Farrokhzad / Published 1981

The Arrest of Hoveyda
Stories of the Iranian Revolution
By Saideh Pakravan / 1998 Mazda Publishers
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Art of the Bronze Age : Southeastern Iran, Western Central Asia, and the Indus Valley
Holly Pittman, Edith Porada / Paperback / Published 1994

The Art of Persian Cooking
Forough-Es-Saltaneh Hekmat / Paperback / Published 1994

The Art of Persian Music
Jean During, Zia Mirabdolbaghi / Hardcover / Published 1990

At the Wall of the Almighty
By Farnoosh Moshiri / 1999
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A World Between: Poems Stories and Essays by Iranian-Americans
Edited by Persis M. Karim and Mohammad Mehdi Khorrami

Bagh-e-Mahtabi (Moonlit Garden)
Five short stories
By Kamshad Kooshan / Paperback / 1999

The Bathhouse
Novel
By Farnoosh Moshiri
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Beast
Orasmyn is a young Persian prince...
By Donna Jo Napoli

Beginner's Persian
By A.M. Miandij, Davidovic Mladen

Behind the Tall Walls
From Palace to Prison
An autobiography by Azar Aryanpour
Hardcover / Published 1999

Borrowed Ware : Medieval Persian Epigrams
Dick Davis / Hardcover / Published 1997
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Birdsong : Fifty-Three Short Poems
Jelaluddin Rumi, Coleman Barks (Translator) / Paperback / Published 1993

Biruni Symposium, Iran Center, Columbia University
Ehsan Yarshater, Dale Bishop / Paperback / Published 1983

Blind Owel
Sadegh Hedayat / Paperback / Published 1989

Blood and Oil : Memoirs of a Persian Prince
Roxane Farmanfarmaian, Manucher Farmanfarmaian / Hardcover / Published 1997
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Blood Flower
A novel
By Norris R. Peery
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How to Build Your Own
By Nader Khalili

Chenin gooyand hakiman
Short stories
Reza Saberi / 1998 Jahan Books

Children of Deh Koh : Young Life in an Iranian Village
Erika Friedl / Paperback / Published 1997

Choreophobia
Solo improvised dance in the Iranian world by by Anthony Shay

Close Up
Iranian Cinema, Past Present and Future
By Hamid Dabashi
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Closed Circuit History Social/Political sketches
Ardeshir Mohassess / Hardcover / Published 1989
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Comprehensive Persian-English Dictionary : Including the Arabic Words & Phrases
F. Steingass / Hardcover / Published 1996

The Conference of the Birds
Farid-Ud-Din Attar / Paperback / Published 1984

Conversations With Fellini
By Sohrab Sorooshian (Translator)

Crowning Anguish: Taj al-Saltana, Memoirs of a Persian Princess 1884-1914
Abbas Amanat (editor) / Hardcover / Published 1993

A Cup of Sin
Selected poems
By Simin Behbahani

Daneshvar's Playhouse : A Collection of Stories
Simin Danishvar, Maryam Mafi (Translator) / Hardcover / Published 1989

Dardedel
Rumi, Hafez, and Love in New York
By Manoucher Parvin
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Dictionary of Indo-Persian Literature
Nabi Hadi / Hardcover / Published 1995

The Divan-I-Hafiz (Hafez)
Hafiz (Hafez) / Hardcover / Published 1997
During the Reign of the Queen of Persian
By Joan Chase / 1998

English-Persian Dictionary
S. Haim, Haim Shortet / Paperback / Published 1993

Epic & Sedition
The case of Ferdowsis Shahnameh by Dick Davis

Erotic Liberalism : Women and Revolution in Montesquieu's Persian Letters
Diana J. Schaub / Hardcover / Paperback / Published 1995

The Essential Rumi
Coleman Barks / Paperback / Hardcover / Published 1997
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The Eye of an Ant : Persian Proverbs & Poems Rendered into English Verse
Fatollah Akbar / Paperback / Published 1995
Farsi (Persian)
Lonely Planet's Iran Phrasebook
By Yavar Dehghani

Fathers and Sons
Stories from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi, Vol II
Translated by Dick Davis

Fool of Life : Illustrated Stories of Persian Humor and Satire
Hasan Javadi (Editor) / Published 1993
Foreigner
By Nahid Rachlin

The Fortune Catcher
Susanne Pari / Hardcover / Published 1997
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Forty Fortunes : A Tale of Iran
Aaron Shepard / Hardcover / Published 1998

Formal Structure in Islamic Architecture of Iran and Turkistan
Klaus Herdeg / Hardcover / Published 1991

Frontier Fictions
By Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet

Fury
Novel
By Salman Rushdie
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Garden of the Brave in War
Recollections of Iran
By Terence O'Donnell

Gates of Fire
Persian victory over Spartans in 480 B.C.
By Steven Pressfield

The Gift
Poems by the Great Sufi Master Hafiz
By Daniel Ladinsky (translator)

The Golden Age of Persian Art, 1501-1722 : 1501-1722
By Sheila R. Canby
2000, Harry N Abrams Publishers

The Greek and Persian Wars 500-323 B C
Jack Cassin-Scott / Paperback / Published 1977

The Green Sea of Heaven : Fifty Ghazals from the Diwan of Hafiz (Hafez)
Hafiz (Hafez), et al / Paperback / Published 1995

The Green Sea of Heaven : Fifty Ghazals from the Diwan of Hafiz
Hafiz, et al / Paperback / Published 1995

The Hafez Poems of Gertrude Bell : With the Original Persian on the Facing Page
Gertrude Lowthian Bell / Paperback / Published 1995

The Haft Paykar : A Medieval Persian Romance
Nizami Ganjavi, et al / Paperback /

The Hand of Poetry : Five Mystic Poets of Persia
Translations from the Poems of Sanai, Attar, Rumi, Saadi and Hafiz
Lectures on Persian Poetry by Coleman Barks, Inayat Khan

Hedayat's Blind Owl As a Western Novel
Michael Beard / Hardcover / 1994

House of Sand and Fog
By Andre Dubus
I Am Wind Your Are Fire: The Life and Work of Rumi
By Annemarie Schimmel

I Heard God Laughing: Renderings of Hafiz
Edited by Henry S. Mindlin / Paperback / 1996

The Image of Arabs in Modern Persian Literature
Joya Blondel Saad / Hardcover / Paperback / Published 1996
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In a Persian Mirror : Images of the West and Westerners in Iranian Fiction
By Mohammad Ghanoonparvar

In a Voice of Their Own
A Collection of Stories by Iranian Women Written Since the Revolution of 1979
Farzin Yazdanfar (Compiler), Franklin Lewis (Compiler) / Paperback / Published 1996

Irangeles : Iranians in Los Angeles
Ron Kelley, et al / Paperback / Published 1993

Iranian Drama : An Anthology
M.R. Ghanoonparvar, John Green (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1989

Iranian Nationality and the Persian Language
Shahrokh Meskoob, John R. Perry (Editor), M.C. Hillmann / Hardcover / Published 1992

Iranian Short Story Authors : A Bio-Bibliographic Survey
John Green / Hardcover / Published 1989

Iranistik : History of Persian Literature from the Beginning of the Islamic Period to T
G. Morrison (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1997

Isfahan Is Half the World : Memories of a Persian Boyhood
Sayyed Mohammad Ali Jamalzadeh, Sayyde Mohammad Al Jamalzadeh / Hardcover / Published 1983

Islamic Art and Spirituality
Seyyed H. Nasr / Paperback / Hardcover / Published 1987

Ja be Ja
By Ali Hosseini1998 / Passin Publications
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Joy of Persian Cooking Persian-American Cuisine
By Pari Ardalan Malek

King of the Benighted
Manuchehr Irani, Abbas Milani / Paperback / Published 1995

Kiss the Dust
Journey of a Kurdish refugee family
By Elizabeth Laird

Know Thine Enemy : A Spy's Journey into Revolutionary Iran
Edward Shirley / Hardcover / Published 1997
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Layla and Majnun
Nizami, et al / Hardcover / Published 1997

The Lhasa Moon Tibetan Cookbook
By by Tsering Wangmo, Zara Houshmand

Life in Iran : The Library of Congress Drawings
Ardeshir Mohassess / Paperback / Published 1993

The Lion and the Throne : Stories from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi, Vol. 1
Ferdowsi; Translators: Ehsan Yar-Shater, Dick Davis / Hardcover / 1997
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A Literary History of Persia (Complete series; see below for individual volumes)
Edward Granville Browne / Hardcover / Published 1997 (Complete series)

A Literary History of Persia (Vol 1): From the Earliest Times Until Firdawsi (To 1000 A.D.) (Classics of Persian Literature, 4)
Edward G. Browne / Paperback / Published 1997

A Literary History of Persia (Vol 2): From Firdawsi to Saa'Di
Edward G. Browne / Paperback / Published 1997

A Literary History of Persia (Vol 3): Tartar Dominion 1265-1502
Edward G. Browne / Paperback / Published 1997

A Literary History of Persia (Vol 4): Modern Times 1500-1924
Edward G. Browne / Paperback / Published 1997

The Little Black Fish
Samad Bihrangi, et al / Paperback / Published 1997

Lonely Planet: Iran (Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit)
David St. Vincent / Paperback / Published 1992
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Lonely Planet: Iran, 2nd edition (Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit)
Paul Greenway / Paperback / Published 1998

A Lonely Woman : Forugh Farrokhzad and Her Poetry
Michael C. Hillmann / Hardcover / Published 1987

Look! This Is Love : Poems of Rumi
Jalal Al-Din Rumi, et al / Paperback / Published 1996

Maqsad
Poems by Mandana Kamangar
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Medieval Persian Court Poetry
Julie Scott Meisami / Hardcover / Published 1987

Miniature Paintings in Judaeo-Persian Manuscripts
Vera Basch Moreen / Paperback / Published 1985

Modern Persian (Teach Yourself)
John MacE / Paperback / Published 1993

Modernism and Ideology in Persian Literature : A Return to Nature in the Poetry of Nima Yushij
Majid Nafisi / Hardcover / Published 1997

Modern Persian Prose Literature
Hassan Kamshad / Paperback / Published 1996

Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith
Gina B. Nahai / Harcourt Brace 1999

Moonlit Garden (Bagh-e-Mahtabi)
Five short stories
By Kamshad Kooshan / Paperback / 1999

Mysticism and Dissent
Socioreligious Thought in Qajar Iran by Mangol Bayat

My Uncle Napoleon : A Novel
Iraj Pezeshkzad, Dick Davis / Hardcover / Published 1996

The New Food of Life : A Book of Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies
Najmieh Khalili Batmanglij / Hardcover / Published 1992

The Patient Stone
Sadegh (Sadiq) Chubak, M.R. Ghanoonparvar (Translator) / Hardcover / Published 1989

The Peacock Princess : The True-Life Story of an American Woman and Her Daughters, Trapped Among Decadent Iranian Aristocracy in Royal and revolutiona
Sara Harris, Barbara Mosallai Bell / Hardcover / Published 1995

The Persian Bazaar : Veiled Space of Desire
Mehdi Khansari, Minouch Yavari

The Persian Boy
By Mary Renault / Paperback - 419 pages / Vintage Books, 1988

Persian Cats
Stuart A. Kallen / Library Binding / Published 1996

The Persian Cinderella
By Shirley Climo, Robert Florczak (Illustrator)

The Persian Expedition
Rex Warner / Paperback / Published 1950

Persian Fiction Reader
Texts Published in the 1980s and 1990s
Michael C. Hillmann (Editor), et al / Hardcover / Published 1996

Persian Letters
Montesquieu / Paperback / Published 1977

Persian Literary Influence on English Literature
Hasan Javadi / Hardcover / Published 1983

Persian Literature
Ehsan Yarshater (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1988

Persian Painting : Five Royal Safavid Manuscripts of the Sixteenth Century
Stuart Cary Welch / Paperback / Published 1996

A Persian Pearl : And Other Essays
Clarence Darrow / Hardcover / Published 1997

Persian Poets
By Peter Washington & LuAnn Walther (Editors)

A Persian Requiem
Simin Daneshvar, Roxane Zand (Translator) / Hardcover / Published 1992

Persian Steel
The Tanavoli Collection
By James Allan, Brian Gilmour

Persian Sufi Poetry : An Introduction to the Mystical Use of Classical Persian Poems
J. T. P. De Bruijn / Paperback / Published 1997

Persian: Understanding, Speaking, Reading and Writing
(Book and 6 Cassettes)
By Ahmad Alasti
(September 1988)

The Physician
Noah Gordon / Paperback / Published 1997
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Poet and Hero in the Persian Book of Kings
Olga M. Davidson / Hardcover / Published 1994

The Poet Game
By Salar Abdoh / 2000
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The Poet Sa'Di : A Persian Humanist
John D. Yohannan / Published 1987

The Poetry of Nizami Ganjavi
Knowledge, Love, and Rhetoric
Edited by Kamran Talattof and Jerome W. Clinton

The Politics of Writing in Iran
A History of Modern Persian Literature by Kamran Talattof

Practical Guide to Persian Alphabet
By Ahmad Jabbari

The Press and Poetry of Modern Persia
Partly Based on the Manuscript Work of Mirza Muhammad Ali Khan Tarbiyat of Tabriz
Edward Granville Browne / Hardcover / Published 1983

The Prison Papers of Bozorg Alavi : A Literary Odyssey
Donne Raffat / Hardcover / Published 1985

Prophets of Doom
Literature of a Socio-Political Phenomenon in Modern Iran by M.R. Ghanoonparvar

Reading Mystical Lyric
The Case of Jalal Al-Din Rumi
By Fatemeh Keshavarz

Recasting Persian Poetry
Scenarios of Poetic Modernity in Iran
By Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak

Rediscover of Hakim Omar Khayyam
By Ali A. Parsa / Paperback / 1998

Rending the Veil
Literal and Poetic Translations of Rumi
Translator Shahram Shiva
Hardcover - 280 pages, 1 edition (March 1995)

Rumi : Poet and Mystic (1207-1273 : Selections from His Writings Translated from the Persian With Introduction and Notes)
Reynold A. Nicholson / Paperback / Published 1995

Rumi Stories for Young Adults
By Saadi
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Saadi Stories for Young Adults
By Saadi
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The Saddlebag
A Fable for Doubters and Seekers
By Bahiyyih Nakhjavani

Saffron Sky
A Life Between Iran and America
By Gelareh Asayesh, 1999
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Samphoniye mordegaan
Symphony of the Dead, a novel
By Abbas Maroufi
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Sangriz
By Ali Hosseini
1997 / Naveed Publications in Shiraz
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Satire in Persian Literature
Hasan Javadi / Hardcover / Published 1988

Savushun : A Novel About Modern Iran
Simin Daneshvar, M.R. Ghanoonparvar (Translator) / Paperback / Published 1991

Searching for Hassan
An American Family's Journey Home to Iran
Edited by Terence Ward
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Seven Stages from Shahnameh
by Babak Ghraghouzlou

Sevruguin and the Persian Image: Photographs of Iran, 1870-1930
By Frederick N. Bohrer

Seyhoun
Half a century of artistic activities in the world of art and architecture
Sabco Interests, Inc., Houston, Texas
Hard-bound - 396 pages (1998)
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Soon: Tales from Hospice
By A. G. Mojtabai
Zoland Books, 1998... Reviews

Sorraya in a Coma
Esmail Fassih / Paperback / Published 1986

The Spiritual Wisdom of Hafez
Teachings of the Philosopher of Love
By Haleh Pourafzal & Roger Montgomery
Hardcover / 1998

Stories by Iranian Women Since the Revolution
Soraya Paknazar Sullivan (Translator) / Published 1991

Stories from Iran : A Chicago Anthology 1921-1991
Heshmat Moayyad (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1992

The Subject Tonight Is Love
60 Wild & Sweet Poems of Hafiz
Translated by Daniel Ladinsky

Sunset of Empire
Stories from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi Volume III
Translated by Dick Davis

Suppliants and Other Dramas
Persians, Seven Against Thebes
By Aeschylus

Suppressed Persian : An Anthology of Forbidden Literature
Paul Sprachman (Translator) / Hardcover / Published 1995

Suri & Co. : Tales of a Persian Teenage Girl
Mahshid Amirshahi, et al / Paperback / Published 1995

Sutra & Other Stories
By Simin Danishvar

The Tragedy of Sohrab and Rostam
From the Persian National Epic, the Shahname of Abdol-Qasem Ferdowsi
Jerome W. Clinton (Translator) / Hardcover / Paperback / Published 1996
To See and See Again
A Life in Iran and America
By Tara Bahrampour / 1998
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A Taste of Persia
An Introduction to Persian Cooking
By Najmieh Batmanglij / 1999

Twilight
Novel
By Jamshid Fanaian

Veils and Words : The Emerging Voices of Iranian Women Writers
Farzaneh Milani / Hardcover / Paperback / Published 1992
Wise Lord of the Sky
Persian myth
By Tony Allan, Charles Phillips, Michael Kerrigan, Duncan Baird


The vicious circle
A novel
Edited by Reza T. Saberi
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Women Without Men
A novella
By Shahrnush Parsipur

A World Between: Poems Stories and Essays by Iranian-Americans
Edited by Persis M. Karim and Mohammad Mehdi Khorrami

Zanaan Saraayandeh-ye Mo'aaser
Selections from a book by Parvin Shakiba
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