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Emptier today than ever before

Excerpt from MISSING SOLUCH [Ja-ye Khali-ye Soluch] by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi. Copyright © 2007 by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi. Translated by Kamran Rastegar. Translation copyright © 2007 by

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Reading Missing Soluch in the U.S.

Mahmoud Dowlatabadi’s Ja-ye Khali-ye Soluch has been published this month in English as Missing Soluch by Melville House Publishing. Translator Kamran Rastegar teaches comparative studies

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Metro meets Tehran

How familiar the Tehran highways are to the American suburban commuter; if only a thousand times more anarchic, more insane. For most Tehranis, this is

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