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The names of the books of Shahrnush Parsipur

The Dog and the Long Winter
(Sag va zemestan-e boland)

Parsipur's first book, a novel in 350 pages, was published in 1974. Later due to the Iranian revolution its reprints were stopped. It received permission for republication in 1990 but shortly after printing, due the author's incarceration, it was banned and all copies were seized by the Government. This book has been reprinted at least three times in the US, Sweden, Germany and Russia.

Trial Offers
(Tajrobeh'ha-ye azad)

A collection of connected short stories, in 100 pages, was first published, in 1975 (Amir Kabir Publication, Tehran). This book was translated into English and published as a chapter of Stories From Iran, The Chicago Anthology, Ed. by H. Moayyed (Mage Publishers, Washington, D.C. 1991).

Touba and the Meaning of Night
(Tuba va ma'na-ye shab)

A novel in 415 pages (Alborz Publishers, Tehran 1989). Within the next six months it was reprinted twice, each time with a circulation of 22,000 copies. And 7 later, due to the author's incarceration by the Government, this book was reprinted three other times. Tuba's fourth edition came out in the summer of 1994 with a circulation of 33,000 copies. Presently Tuba is also translated into German, English and Italian.

Women Without Men
(Zanan-e bedun-e mardan)

This collection of short stories was first published in 1990, and sold out in less than two weeks. Soon it was banned by the Government and its second printing was never distributed. The subject matter of this book was the main reason for Parsipur's second arrest by the Government. Later the book was reprinted twice in the US and once in Europe. Women Without Men has been translated into German, Swedish, Spanish, Italian and English.

Tea Ceremony in the Presence of the Wolf
(Adab-e Sarf-e Chay Dar Huzur-e Gurg)

Parsipur's fourth collection of short stories, in 280 pages, has only been published, in Farsi, in the United States (Tassveer Publishers, 8 Los Angeles 1993). This book includes six of Parsipur's essays and lectures given in her university lecture tour of 1992. This book too is translated into English.

Blue Reason
(Aqle Abi)

Parsipur's latest novel was about to be published in 1990 when she was arrested and jailed by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The book was deemed improper for publication at the time, as it still is. This book was first published in the Persian in the United States in the Summer of 1994 and later in Sweden.

Prison Memoir
(Khaterat-e Zendan)

A memoir in 518 Pages (Baran Publishers, Stockholm 1996).

The Simple and Small Adventures of Spirit of the Tree
(Majerahaye Sadeh va Kuchake Ruhe Derakht)

A novel in 215 pages (Baran Publishers, Stockholm 1999).

Shiva (Shiva)

A political science fiction in 542 pages (Baran Publishers, Stockholm 1999).

On the Wings of Wind
(Bar Bale Bad Neshastan)

A novel in 618 pages (Baran Publishers, Stockholm 2002

Asieh Between Two World

(Asieh dar Miane Do Donya)

Anovel in 325 pages (Saye Publisher, Los Angeles 2009) Asieh a girl from village falls in love with a gypsy man. She last the chance to live in the village and she immigrates to a small town, then Tehran. She works hard and she has nothing. She meets Mahmud in a bus, makes love with him and...