This page is under construction. We will gradually add the English descriptions and links to Noghteh products as they become available. Please let us know if you would like to be updated as to the new additions to this collection by contacting us


The Road Not Taken

Narratives on the Life & Times
of Iranian Feda’i Guerrillas


A Persian Quarterly on Politics, History and Culture, 1. Spring 1985

A year in review • The tragedy of health care and medical treatment in Iran • The population problem and the question of women • Algeria in a limbo of fire and blood • Marx the philosopher of democracy • The existing and promised Islam • Women veiled and unveiled • On the victims of torture • In wilderness • Bazargan: Mirroring of the Iranian national bourgeoisie • In memory of Mehrdad Bahar • Chronicle of a Crime: Who Bijan Jazani was murdered by Savak • Letter to Taslima Masrin • On the Simple Truth


A Persian Quarterly on Politics, History and Culture, 2. Summer 1995

The US trade embargo on Iran • Three articles on the Kurdish struggle • On the Kurdish Question • Remarks on Kurdish nationalist historiography • Perspective on the Kurdish movement in Iran • It will never be forgotten • Uprising in Islamshahr • The tragedy of health care and medical treatment in Iran • Alternatives! • The French elections • The existing and promised Islam • Salam Cinema • A glance at Nima Parvaresh’s unequal struggle • Shame: An outcry against fundamentalism and ethnocentrism• On Marx’s philosophy • A tribute to Samineh Baghchehban


A Persian Quarterly on Politics, History and Culture, 3. Autumn 1995

After this bitter Experience! • Censorship in Iran • Two regimes, two experiences • The problems of publishing under the Islamic Republic of Iran • The labyrinth of “Islamic Cinema” • Censorship and self censorship • The fourth U.N. Conference on Women • A mirror on the O.J. Simpson trial • A second look • Iran’s state terrorism on trial • The enlightenment and the invention of civil society • “…And the earth is round” • Mirza Agha Khan Kermani • Death of an old herald: Ernest Mandel • Homage to Aziz Nesin • In search of originality of literature • Kiarostami’s cinema


A Persian Quarterly on Politics, History and Culture, 4-5. Winter & Spring 1996

The Islamic Republic of Iran, is one of a kind • The Iranian Revolution revisited (dossier) • France: “La Gre´ve” • French intellectuals and the protest movement • The new Zapatistas: The first post-communist rebels • The sin of being human being • Ahmad Mir Alai, me and bursts of laughter • On Kundera’s “Slowness” • Edward Said


A Persian Quarterly on Politics, History and Culture, 6. Summer 1996

Infatuated with serving • Prison, torture and the massacre of 1988 (dossier) • Civil society • Commemorating the Paris Commune • A journey to the labyrinth of the past • Human rights and Iranian women • Remembrance • A window towards Sahar • A flower shrouded in smoke • Living in wind • Utopia



A Persian Quarterly on Politics, History and Culture, 7. Spring 1997

After Mykonos • The Iranian left: Problems and perspectives • Nicaragua at the crossroads • Broken wings • A talk with Heiner Muller • Commemorating Seroj Stepanian tragedy of our generation • Reviewing the “Shattered Mirrors” of Houshang Golshiri • Amorous, I am all rebellion • Censorship in Iran



A Persian Quarterly on Politics, History and Culture, 8. Winter 1998

Democracy and theocracy • The intellectuals • Che Guevara, yesterday and today • Civil society and the socialist movement • Notes on “Memories of Mehdi Bazargan” • Shattered mirrors or the shattered intellectuals • Prisoners of the silk garden • A letter for Faraj Sarkuhi • Remembering Ghafar Hosseini • Afghanistan in turmoil



A Persian Quarterly on Politics, History and Culture, 9. Summer 1999

The beginning of the end • The Islamic Republic of Iran through the mirror of City Council elections • My concern about the association of Iranian Writers • Blasphemy, heresy, apostasy, atheism and polytheism • The punishment of a combatant against God • State terrorism in Islamic Republic of Iran • Pinochet arrested • Iran a country where talking about trees is a crime • More on “civil society and radical change” • On the 10th Conference of Iranian Women’s Studies Foundation • Remembering Eprime Eshagh • Homage to an unknown mentor: Ali Pasha Amjadi


Noghteh Review, Volume 1, No.1, Autumn 1995

Intellectuals and the revolution • The dictators and the clowns • The enlightening • What is Enlightenment • The dust of life • The notion of time and some deductions • Yugoslavia and the new nationalism • Organizational violation • The ruined nest • Chaghlayan Hotel • The burned • The tasks of novelist • Miguel Marmol • The little world of Martine Issacson • Alas • What is my ending • The nights and the dogs • Thirteen years after your execution • So Zahhak is the King of Universe



Noghteh Review, No.2, Autumn 1997

Revisiting Kasravi’s murder after fifty years • Ahmad Kasravi, an uncompromising reformer • History and politics • A reflection upon historical cognition • The composition of silence • The psychology of torture • The Iranian revolution, the nation and nationalism • Behind the death of stained walls of prison • The mystery of the garden • A brief encounter • This is your poet • Sui • Dancing in the moonlight • My stone butterflies • The new year’s eve butterfly • Hedayat’s “Hadji Agha” in France • A review of “French Testimony” • Poetry • A man, a woman, a nightmare


In the Name of Law, Winter 2017

Bijan Jazani & Hassan Zia Zarifi
in Military Court






< Page

Comments are closed