Matt Broomfield reviews the first anthology of Kurdish science fiction, one that envisions new possibilities for Kurdish self-determination.
Joumana Haddad tells the true story of a young Iranian woman in Tehran, albeit vehicled by fiction.
Malu Halasa reviews the latest book on Iranian women photographers by Anahita Ghabaian Etehadieh alongside two new books in a similar vein.
Dalia Sofer reviews Reza Aslan's latest book on American Howard Baskerville, "martyred" alongside revolutionary students in Iran in 1909.
TMR publishes World Picks special edition on its third anniversary, including events from Sept. 15-26, 2023.
A woman's sexual ruminations kindles memories of her conservative upbringing in Iran and a longing for the liberating poetry of Forugh Farrokhzad.
Matthew Broomfield reviews a book on the Kurdish women's movement, which challenges hierarchical, patriarchal society.
In Salar Abdoh’s new short story, Iranian militias return from war to a life and country to which they have difficulty adjusting.
Clive Bell reviews the latest graphic novel from Mana Neyestani on the hardships of being a Kurdish porter.