Aeen Norouzi has accepted our invitation to the second edition of Parsagon’s Top Sevens, and shared his favorite reads in Persian and world literature with us.
Iranian thinker and cultural theorist Dariush Shayegan passed away today (March 22) at Firouzgar Hospital of Tehran after two months in a coma.
The year just past brought no drastic change in the slow pace of translation from Persian literature, resulting in no more than a handful of slender volumes. The titles chosen, however, compensate for quantity. These recent translations cover an exciting range of genres and subjects that together form a polyphonic list of Persian literary practices available for enthusiastic readers.