Posts Tagged: Tehran

This Week in Indie Bookstores


A massive bookstore, The Book Garden, has opened in Iran’s capital city, Tehran.

The Huffington Post takes a look back at the Strand’s ninety years of successful bookselling in New York City.

A Russian bookstore is helping customers learn Chinese.


The Rumpus Interview with Lauren Elkin


Writer and academic Lauren Elkin discusses her latest book Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London, the freedoms and constraints of urban space for women, and the power of first person. ...more

The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Heirlooms


The strings of our DNA mark us as one, but it’s the roots of our memories that bind us. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Gina Nahai


Gina Nahai talks about her fifth novel, The Luminous Heart of Jonah S., Iran and Los Angeles, and the possibility of a long-sought-after peace in the Middle East. ...more