Middle Eastern Studies

The Colonel

by Mohmoud Dowlatabadi
Translated by Tom Patterdale

“Dowlatabadi combines the poetic tradition of his culture with the direct and unembellished everyday speech of the villages. With this highly topical new novel Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, Iran’s most important novelist, sheds light on the upheavals, which haunts his country today.” &#8212Man Asian Literary Prize nomination citation

The People Reloaded

Edited by Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel

“In bringing together these essential texts from and about Iran’s Green movement, Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel have opened the door for critical engagement with one of the most significant movements in the Middle East today.” &#8212Orhan Pamuk, 2006 Nobel Laureate in Literature

“The editors of this collection have put together an extraordinary resource to help further the development of democracy and social justice in Iran. It brings together vital contributions to the debate about Iran’s future and invites all those concerned with this future to become active participants in its definition.” &#8212David Held, London School of Economics & Political Science

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