Current Picks: Book Reviews
All the Shah's Men and Iran Awakening
The CIA’s 1953 coup of the democratically inclined Iranian Prime Minister Mossadegh sets up the roots for Iran’s current distrust of the U.S.
Iran Awakening: A Memoir of Revolution and Hope by Shirin Ebadi (2006)
A must read book for anyone interested in understanding the complex relationship between Iran and the U.S. Winner of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize, Islamic jurist Shirin Ebadi’s memoir also provides a women’s view of life inside the theocracy of Iran. A great follow up to Kinzer’s All the Shah’s Men.