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About Kaveh Basmenji

Kaveh Basmenji was born in Tehran in 1961 and lives now in Prague. He has worked as a journalist with Reuters and the Middle East Times as well as translating western literature into Persian. His books include (as editor) Afsaneh: Short Stories by Iranian Women (Saqi, 2005). Tehran Blues: Youth Culture in Iran.will be published by Saqi in September 2005.

Articles by Kaveh Basmenji

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Childhood's end

“I don’t want to go to their heaven. I’d rather go to my own hell.” The voices of Iran’s savvy, exuberant, pleasure-seeking young generation resonate in this exclusive extract from Kaveh Basmenji’s new book “Tehran Blues”.

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