A Mansion in the Sky: And Other Short Stories
Writing before and since the Iranian Revolution, Goli Taraghi publishes both in Iran and abroad. In this collection of stories, she poignantly describes her childhood in Tehran and portrays the experience of exile with her family. She was one of the first Iranian women to receive critical recognition as well as popularity for her short stories and novels.
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Goli Taraghi (also transliterated as Goli Taraqqi or Gulī Taraqqī) was born in Tehran in 1939. She has been honored as a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in France, and her work has been widely anthologized, including in Reza Aslan’s Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East . She lives in Paris.