A Review of the Book "The Helmsman"

Memoirs of Mohammad Reza Hassani

The cover and back cover of the book is decorated with beautiful and memorable photos of the narrator during his time at the front, which, while being simple and sincere, conveys a shocking whole, the details of which are retold in the text of the memoirs. This is in contrast to the selected text on the back cover, where the narrator merely refers to one of his fathers healing skills and moral and human concerns.

Book Review: “Sign of God”

The life of Ayatollah Haj Sheikh Ali Badri Dashti

“In memory of the valuable clergy elders who protected the fertile area of Abadan from the negative influences and misbelief, immorality and social evil of the employees of foreigners, westerners and corrupters, and spared no efforts to thwart the social destruction plots of Islamic Iran, so that with the grace of Allah and the standing of the Muslim and committed people and the blood of the martyrs of the clergy and the people, their long-standing wish was fulfilled with the victory of the Islamic Republic.”

A Review of the Book "Dancing on One Foot"

Memoirs of Ismail Yektai

It was our turn and we went to the plane with pride. When I stepped on the first stair, I remembered Gholamreza; my body became weak and I could not move. It was as if my feet were stuck to the ground. I felt cold sweat settle on my forehead. Gholamrezas face came to my eyes while he was laughing. I remembered his jokes, the laughter that was on his lips in the most difficult conditions, even in the last moment of life.

A Review of the Book "I Am Coming"

Memoirs of Seyedeh Zahra Hamidi, wife of Martyred General Seyyed Mansour Nabavi (Deputy of Planning and Operations of Karbala 25 Special Division). The blue background [of the book cover] with the calmness it produces determines the outer surface of the book cover. On the cover, with an unobtrusive picture of the martyr, and on the back of the cover, with sentences from the text, it brightens the heart and eyes of the audience ...

A brief review of the book "A Sneaker-Worn Warrior"

Heshmatullah Hedaiati Memoirs from the Sacred Defense to the Syrian Resistance

The design on the cover of the book is very clear at the same time it is simple; The effect of the place of the shoes (usually boots with black soles and only a pair of sneakers with red soles) on a gray background indicates memories that are quoted in full detail in this book and the selected text for the back cover is an example of this. The attention to detail and in fact the emphasis is on:

Book review: “Line of Blacksmiths”

Autobiographical memoirs of a young man from Dezful during the imposed war The "Line of Blacksmiths" uses a beautiful front cover which enjoys elegance and taste in its design; as the selected text on the back cover is proof of the authenticity and belief that shows the Iranian combatant proud and the real winner of the imposed war: "I went to get my gun. They were looking at me. Their crying and begging increased.

A review of the book "The Bitterness of Liberation"

Memoirs of Ali Bigleri, Iranian Prisoner Released from Camp Ashraf

The worn-out muddy boots, embroidered with chains on a gray background, with the black birds, form the contemplative cover of the book. The same birds fly behind the cover around a small, cloud-like gray background that contains excerpts from the text of the book: "His words was like hot water being poured on my body and burning all over my feet. I stared at his mouth, but I could hear nothing more.

A Review of the Book "Ismail Nazr-Aftab"

Memoirs of a captive named Ismail Karimian Shaddel

When our gaze passes through the cheerful and smiling face of Ishmael among the white bouquet on a light blue background and stops on the back cover of the book, we empathize with him through these few sentences of the narrator in his journey: "I knew from the way the tires were moving that the car was moving on the asphalt road. I lost consciousness again. I woke up to vague sounds like the voices of women and children.

A Look at the Book "Salam Agha Seyyed"

Memories of Liberated, Disabled Veteran Alireza Mahmoudi Mozaffar

“The most important thing that was mentioned in his and my talks was that I said, ‘Look, lady! I am a teacher, but I am fully at the Revolution and the Islamic Republics disposal. I may not be at home for one day, a few days or maybe five years during our lives.’ She also accepted my condition.” When there is such an excerpt from meaning of the memoir text on the ...

Book Review:

"Two Mashals"

Memoirs of Mashallah Hormatti

In the introduction of [the book] "Two Mashal", which is included in the table of contents, it is presented to "the mother of a hero who lost her heart while waiting for her children during the turbulent years of the war." In the following, after the preface, we come across two handwritings on two consecutive pages, the first of which is the confirmation of the text by the narrator (Mashallah Hormati) and ...
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A Piece of the War Diary; Ayatollah Jami

After crossing the bridge of Station 12, we went a few kilometers in the groves, which are all near to Bahmanshir River. We saw a huge mud bridge that connects the two sides of the river; it also became clear that it was built by brothers in Isfahan Jihad during the war. And how strong and good it had been built that the car can pass easily. By observing these scenes, ...
Book Review:

“Mother of Iran”

Esmat Ahmadian Oral Memories, Mother of Martyrs Esmail and Ibrahim Farjavani
In the absolute whiteness of the cover background, it seems the title “Mother of Iran” get its green color from the leafy ivys branch which is suspended in the air, or in better words, by its inky letters, it gives life to the plant to connect the sky; like a martyr who ascends. Such an interpretation with the shocking text on the back of the book leads to notice deeper roots:

After Years of Captivity

Memoirs of Manijeh Lashkari
It was the month of Muharram of 1374 (June 1995). When I woke up on the day of Ashura, I saw that Ali was not at home. He had said that he would go to the Heyat (mourning group). I was walking inside the house without any motivation. I went and opened the fridge, poured a glass of milk, and drank half of it. I left the glass on the cabinet, went to the closet and got dressed.
Memoirs of Hojjat al-Islam Seyyed Mohammad Javad Pishvai

A Memory of Mersad Operation

The last trip of our front, after we were stationed in Tehran, was the Mersad operation. At that time, we were teaching at the university when they suddenly informed us of the start of the Mersad operation. Imam Khomeini (PBUH) ordered to go and stop the hypocrites. Because the hypocrites had come as far as Islamabad. The news that reached us, the students of the university, the commanders and professors, along with the staff of Imam Hossein (PBUH) University and the Faculty of Command and Staff set out.