This book cover image released by Scribner shows “Equal of the Sun,” a novel by Anita Amirrezvani. (AP Photo/Scribner)
“Equal of the Sun” (Scribner), by Anita Amirrezvani
Iranians love to revel in their history. Tales of the Persian empire — its glorious conquests! its noble heroes! its brilliant dynasties! — are never too far from the lips of modern-day Iranians, especially those who aren’t too thrilled with the way things are going now for their country.
Writer Anita Amirrezvani has managed to carve out a niche for herself in the world of fiction thanks to that gilded heritage, much the same way Philippa Login to read more