Books by Azar Nafisi
NPR stories about Azar Nafisi
Memoir writers Azar Nafisi and Azadeh Moaveni chronicle life in pre- and post-revolution Iran — and offer a glimpse of a people struggling to find pockets of freedom within a repressive regime.
Set against the backdrop of a changing Iran, the author's Things I've Been Silent About shares the personal story of her family.
Just in time for the Persian New Year, there's a new English translation of the Shahnameh — the epic "Persian Book of Kings" written over the course of 35 years in the 11th century AD by the poet Abolqasem Ferdowsi.