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A Journey from Brooklyn to Tehran

Shaghayegh Farsijani | Posted 06.15.2015 | Books
Shaghayegh Farsijani

My recent semi-memoir "The Burden of My Red Lips in Tehran" is an eye-opener to what life really entails for female teens in the most heated years of Iran's modern history and it also serves as a weapon and shield to help teenagers move through the limitations and roadblocks.

PHOTOS: The Best From 2012 Brooklyn Book Festival

Posted 09.21.2012 | New York

At this point New Yorkers know Brooklyn’s reputation as the land of literary magazines, or as the Guardian called it, “a writers’ mecca.” ...

The Brooklyn Book Peddler

Brooklyn Eagle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For a few weeks now he's been "going old school," selling his highly reviewed collection of short stories, "There Is No Other," "via makeshift pushcar...

Brooklyn Book Festival

Los Angeles Times | David L. Ulin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Brooklyn Book Festival, after all, is the only book event I know of where you come out of the subway right into the heart of the fair. There is no...