Topic: Iranian literature

A Persian "Haft Sin" table featuring seven foods and objects all beginning with the letter "s" (photo: Imago/UPI Photo)

Nowruz: one of the world's oldest festivals

"My paleness is yours, your colour is mine!"

Street next to the wall of Tehran's Evin prison (photo: dpa)

Amir Hassan Cheheltan's ''Tehran, Skyless City''

Reflecting the Dark Side of Iran's Capital

An Iranian woman reading a book in front of a book display in Tehran (photo Shabestan.ir)

Writers in Iran

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Fighting a Losing Battle

Anti-American mural at the former US embassy in Teheran (photo: Reuters)

The Iranian Writer Amir Hassan Cheheltan

The Loyal Dissident

Bookcover: 'Der Schrecken Gottes', Navid Kermani

Navid Kermani's "Metaphysical Revolts"

Is the Creator a Sadist?