Books Brown Album Essays on Exile and Identity by Porochista Khakpour Paperback, 226 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $16 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleBrown AlbumSubtitleEssays on Exile and IdentityAuthorPorochista Khakpour Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary The award-winning author of The Last Illusion presents a collection of essays that draws on his personal experiences to explore the realities of the Iranian-American immigration experience in the post-9/11 era of Donald Trump. Original. Genres: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Also by Porochista Khakpour Frontier The Last Illusion Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Brown Album Review Book Reviews 'Brown Album' Centers On The Erasure Of Race In American Culture May 21, 2020 Porochista Khakpour's work is strongest when she turns the lens on herself to examine how she, too, is complicit; many essays here are just too tantalizingly brief to allow space for deep analysis.