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Kalat Claimed

October 28, 2017 Farzaneh Doosti 0

AY BANU: [Attending to the wound]          Your snowy treck          Then          Saved Kalat from

Top Ten Translations from Persian in 2016

January 22, 2017 Farzaneh Doosti 0

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.

The Pomegranate Lady and Her Sons

September 15, 2014 Safaneh Mohaghegh Neyshabouri 0

Goli Taraghi (b. 1939 in Tehran) is an exilic Iranian writer living and working in France. Although her writings are frequently censored in her home country, they are widely circulated there and receive much attention form the public. The stories of this collection, The Pomegranate Lady and Her Sons translated from Persian to English by Sara Khalili, are chosen from a number of short story collections originally published in Persian.