Iranian American History, Life & Values
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Gooya (News site).
Iranian. "Nothing is sacred."
Iran News. Daily general news of Iran & Iranians from four corners of world.
Zan (Woman in Farsi).
In the Library: Articles
Collins, Lauren. "Voice of the veil," New Yorker (10/22/07). Review essay on work of Iranian-American multi-media artist & film maker Shirin Neshat.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Asayesh, Gelareh. Saffron Sky: A Life Between Iran & America (Boston: Beacon, 1999).
Bahrampour, Tara. To See & See Again: A Life in Iran & America (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1999).
Dumas, Firdoozeh. Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America (NY: Villard, 2003).
Goldin, Farideh. Wedding Song: Memoirs of an Iranian Jewish Women (Lebanon, NH: U. of New England, 2003).
Hakakian, Roya. Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran (NY: Crown, 2004).
Kasravi, Niaz. Women Renegotiating Islamic Identities: A Study of the Iranian-American (unpub. M..A. thesis, Social Ecology; U. of California, Irvine, 1999).
Kelley, Ron (ed.) Irangeles: Iranians in Los Angeles (Berkeley: U. California, 1993).
Iyer, Pico. Abandon (NY: Knopf, 2003).
Karim, Persis & Mohammed Mehdi Khorrami (eds.) A World Between: Poems, Short Stories & Essays by Iranian Americans (NY: George Braziller, 1999).
__________. Let Me Tell You Where: New Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora (Fayetteville: U. of Arkansas, 2006).
Moaveni, Azadeh. Lipstick Jihad: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America & American in Iran (NY: Public Affairs, 2005).
Mufson, Daniel (ed.) Reza Abdoh (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1999).
Naficy, H. The Making of Exile Cultures: Iranian Television in Los Angeles (Minneapolis: U. of Minnesota, 1993).
Ramazani, Nesta. The Dance of the Rose & the Nightingale (Syracuse NY: Syracuse U, 2002).
Schwarten, Helen N.J. My Story: Persia to America (the Story of the Assyrians) (Chicago: Assyrian Universal Alliance Foundation, 1986).
In the Library: Fiction
Dubus, Andre. House of Sand & Fog (NY: Norton, 1999).
Hellenga, Robert. The Fall of a Sparrow: A Novel (NY: Scribner, 1998).
Karim, Persis M & Mohammed Mehdi Khorrami (eds.) A World Between: Poems, Short Stories & Essays by Iranian Americans (NY: George Braziller, 1999).
Moshiri, Farnoosh. Against Gravity (NY: Penguin, 2005).
Tyer, Anne. Digging to America: A Novel (NY: Knopf, 2006).
In the Library: For Young Readers
Fletcher, Susan. Shadow Spinner (NY: Atheneum, 1998).
In the Library: Poetry
Karim, Persis M. & Mohmmad Mehdi Khorrami (eds.) A World Between: Poems, Short Stories & Essays by Iranian Americans (NY: George Braziller, 1999).
"A Place Called Home" , by Persheng Sadegh-Vaziri, 30m. From Women Make Movies.
"House of Sand & Fog" , dir. Vadim Perelman, 126m. In video stores.