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'The Gardens of Consolation' spans six decades of Iranian history

Author: Anna Mundow
Newspaper, blog or website: The Christian Science Monitor
Date: Feb 13 2017
URL: http://www.csmonitor.com/Books/Book-Reviews/2017/0213/The-Gardens-of-Consolation-spans-six-decades-of-Iranian-history

"In the breadth and wry fatalism of her vision, Reza reveals her debt to Iranian women writers such as Simin Daneshvar and, more recently, Goli Taraghi, both of whom are included in the invaluable 2011 anthology "Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East," edited by Reza Aslan. So rooted, indeed, is Parisa Reza’s writing in the fertile soil of Iran that "The Gardens of Consolation" seems to contain an entire nation."

Read full review in The Christian Monitor.