Janet Afary and John R. Perry

Persian Translation Prize Honorable Mention, 2016

Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909  (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016), translated by Janet Afary and John R. Perry, gives a new audience access to the essays and newspaper columns of Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda, which entertain as they offer a critical evaluation of Iran’s old political order.