Joobin Bekhrad

Joobin Bekhrad is the author of numerous books of prose and poetry. His award-winning writing has also appeared in such prominent publications as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Economist, Forbes, the Guardian, and the BBC, among many others. His book of stories about Iranian culture and history, With My Head in the Clouds and Stars in My Eyes, is available via joobinbekhrad.com.


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Iran Under Pressure, Again: What a 50-Year-Old Persian Classic Tells Us About the Country’s Predicament Today
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