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Katajun Amirpur: Khomeini. The revolutionary of Islam

C.H. Beck Verlag, Munich 2021
ISBN 9783406768736, hardcover, 352 pages, 26.95 EUR
No other revolutionary has changed the Islamic world as much as Ruhollah Musawi Khomeini (1902-1989). In this first comprehensive Khomeini biography in German, Katajun Amirpur discovers ...

Marjane Satrapi: Persepolis

Edition Moderne, Zurich 2021
ISBN 9783037312100, hardcover, 356 pages, 25.00 EUR
Translated from the French by Stephan Pörtner. In 1979 the Iranian Revolution under Ayatollah Khomeini sweeps the Shah of Persia from his throne. Marjane is ten years old and the only child of a left-wing intellectual ...

Ava Farmehri: Our bodies will hang in the dark forest. novel

Edition Nautilus, Hamburg 2020
ISBN 9783960542346, hardcover, 288 pages, 22.00 EUR
Translated from English by Sonja Finck. Sheyda Porroya's days are numbered. She is on death row in an Iranian prison - the year 1999, she is twenty years old. Your story, ...

Dina Nayeri: The ungrateful refugee

Kein und Aber Verlag, Zurich 2020
ISBN 9783036958224, hardcover, 400 pages, EUR 24.00
From the American by Yamin von Rauch. Dina Nayeri was born as the daughter of a couple of doctors in Isfahan. She grew up in an affluent neighborhood, in a house with a swimming pool and garden ...

Amir Hassan Cheheltan: The Circle of Literature Lovers. novel

C.H. Beck Verlag, Munich 2020
ISBN 9783406750908, hardcover, 252 pages, 23.00 EUR
Every Thursday eight guests came to Cheheltan's parental home to talk to his parents and later himself about literature. They preferred to talk about classical Persian literature, ...

Shahriar Mandanipur: Eye Star. novel

Unionsverlag, Zurich 2020
ISBN 9783293005570, hardcover, 448 pages, 24.00 EUR
Translated from the English by Regina Schneider. Amir tries to reconstruct his life. In the garden of his father's villa there is still the rusty convertible with which he drove the women during the time of the Shah.

Nava Ebrahimi: My neighbor's paradise. novel

btb, Munich 2020
ISBN 9783442758692, hardcover, 224 pages, 20.00 EUR
"Salam, this is Ali-Reza writing. I knew your mother well and I have a letter to hand you. It is important. For you at least as much as it is for me." Ali Najjar believes his ...

Constantin Schreiber: Children of the Koran. What Muslim Students Learn

Econ Verlag, Berlin 2019
ISBN 9783430202503, paperback, 304 pages, 18.00 EUR
Anti-Semitism among Muslim youth, a lack of ideas about equality, a different understanding of democracy and religious freedom - some Muslims don't mind the liberal ...

Wassili Golowanow: The Book of the Caspian Sea

Matthes and Seitz Berlin, Berlin 2019
ISBN 9783957577009, hardcover, 1072 pages, 48.00 EUR
Translated from the Russian by Valerie Engler and Eveline Passet. The Book of the Caspian Sea is a multi-layered report by a writer traveling through space and time in search of the essence ...