Back to home page - News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

not-for-profit - a workers'co-op - committed to social justice | 96 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY - 0151 708 7270

World Fiction - Iran -

Related categories: Fiction / World - Middle East /
Related booklists: Iran,

This website can't tell you if a book is in our shop right now or not. Most books can be ordered within 7-10 days, subject to availability. You can always call us or use the enquiry links to ask if a book is in stock or how long it would take to order. (Note: we do our best to keep information up to date, but occasionally prices may have changed.)

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Aria by Nazanine Hozar
    Aria - by Nazanine Hozar

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241987667 | ISBN 10: 0241987660

    The international bestseller. 1950s Tehran. In an alleyway an abandoned baby cries into the night, attracting the attention of the young man who will save her.  And so begins the story of Aria, an orphan girl who comes of age on the vol ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree by Shokoofeh Azar
    The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree - by Shokoofeh Azar

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781787703100 | ISBN 10: 178770310x

    *SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE 2020* *LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2020*  A family story about the unbreakable connection between the living and the dead.  Set in Iran in the decade following the 1979 Isl ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book The Ministry of Guidance - and Other Stories by Golnoosh Nour
    The Ministry of Guidance - and Other Stories - by Golnoosh Nour

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781916129283 | ISBN 10: 1916129285

    Set mostly in Iran, but making forays to London, Germany, and the transit area of a Ukrainian airport, the stories are brilliantly deft in summoning up the dilemmas of their protagonists, be they characters who are kicking against the confines of the ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book The Book of Tehran: A City in Short Fiction by Fereshteh Ahmadi (Editor)
    The Book of Tehran: A City in Short Fiction - by Fereshteh Ahmadi (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910974247 | ISBN 10: 1910974242

    Featuring Atoosa Afshin-Navid, Fereshteh Ahmadi, Kourosh Asadi, Azardokht Bahrami, Hamed Habibi, Mohammad Hosseini, Amir-Hossein Khorshidfar, Payam Nasser, Goli Taraghi & Mohammad Tolouei   Foreword by Orkideh Behrouzan.  A city of ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik
    Song of a Captive Bird - by Jasmin Darznik

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780399182334 | ISBN 10: 0399182330

    LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER   A spellbinding debut novel about the trailblazing Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad, who defied society’s expectations to find her voice and her destiny.  All through her childhood in Tehran, Forugh Farrokhzad is ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book The Blind Owl and Other Stories by Sadeq Hedayat
    The Blind Owl and Other Stories - by Sadeq Hedayat

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780714544588 | ISBN 10: 0714544582

    Written in Persian, The Blind Owl is predominantly a love story – an unconventional love story that elicits visions and nightmare reveries from the depths of the reader’s subconscious. A young man, an old man and a beautiful young girl perform, a ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book I Hid My Voice by Parinoush Saniee
    I Hid My Voice - by Parinoush Saniee

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408707500 | ISBN 10: 1408707500

    A sweet and touching novel which can be read both as a coming of age story, set against a fascinating backdrop, and at a deeper level as a commentary on life in country where there is very little freedom of expression. This is the story, based on ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Children of the Jacaranda Tree by Sahar Delijani
    Children of the Jacaranda Tree - by Sahar Delijani

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780224619 | ISBN 10: 1780224613

    Iran. Amidst one country's tragedy, three mothers are united by love.  Includes reading group notes.  Tehran, 1983. A city paralysed by fear, its people silenced. And the beating heart of the regime is Evin prison. Yet even within its wall ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Things We Left Unsaid by Zoya Pirzad
    Things We Left Unsaid - by Zoya Pirzad

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781851689675 | ISBN 10: 1851689672

    Deep in an Iranian suburb, made rich by the booming oil industry, Clarice Ayvazian lives a comfortable life surrounded by the gentle bickering of her children and her gossiping friends and relatives. Happy being at the heart of her family, she devote ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book The Age of Orphans by Laleh Khadivi
    The Age of Orphans - by Laleh Khadivi

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408802533 | ISBN 10: 1408802538

    A nine-year-old Kurdish boy plays in his village in the Persian mountains, gazing over the land of his fathers and forefathers. But when messengers from the hills bring whispers of war and rumours that the Shah's army is on the march, he must stand a ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book My Father
    My Father's Notebook - by Kader Abdolah

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781841959276 | ISBN 10: 1841959278

    Ishmael is a man separated from his history. As a young man he was driven out of his home, exiled from all he loved most by the tumultuous revolution that overwhelmed his country. Years later, thousands of miles away, his father dies. His legacy is a ... more

    View book details    
  • Cover image of book Chicken with Plums by Marjane Satrapi
    Chicken with Plums - by Marjane Satrapi

    £14.99   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780224080453 | ISBN 10: 0224080458

    In November 1955, Nasser Ali Khan, one of Iran's most celebrated tar players, is in search of a new instrument. His beloved tar has been broken. But no matter what tar he tries, none of them sound right. Brokenhearted, Nasser Ali Khan decides that li ... more

    View book details    

© News From Nowhere Co-operative Ltd IP24524R 2004-2021 | Privacy policy | Contact | return to top of page