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Marjan Kamali


Marjan Kamali was born in Turkey to Iranian parents and spent her childhood in Kenya, Germany, Turkey, Iran and the United States. She is the author of the novels "The Stationery Shop," which was an Indie Next Pick, one of Newsweek’s Best Summer Books, and a Real Simple Top Editor Pick, and "Together Tea," which was a Massachusetts Book Award Finalist and adapted for the stage.

Both her novels have been translated into several languages. Her essays and short fiction have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Review of Books and been published in two anthologies. Her work has also been broadcast on BBC Radio 4. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley with a Master's in business administration from Columbia University and a Master's in fine arts from New York University, she teaches writing at GrubStreet and lives in the Boston area with her husband and two children.

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The Stationery Shop
Fiction / Literature
Simon and Schuster / Gallery Books
February 2020
ISBN 9781982107499
$16.00, NYP
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"A novel set in 1953 Tehran, against the backdrop of the Iranian Coup, about a young couple in love who are separated on the eve of their marriage, and who are reunited sixty years later, after having moved on to live independent lives in America, to discover the truth about what happened on that fateful day in the town square"--

Together Tea
Fiction / Literature
Ecco
May 2013
ISBN 9780062236807
336 pages
$14.99, INSTOCK
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