Farmanfarma'iyan, Manuchihr and Roxane Farmanfarma'iyan. Blood and Oil: Memoirs of a Persian Prince. New York: Random House, 1997.
Written by an exiled prince, this book captures the turmoil and tensions of contemporary Iranian politics.
O'Shea, Maria. Culture Shock! Iran. A Guide to Customs and Etiquette. London: Kuperard, 1999.
Hedayat, Sadegh. The Blind Owl and Other Hedayat Stories. Minneapolis: Sorayya Publishers, 1984.
Lyle, Gary. Iran. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 1999.
Yale, Pat, Anthony Ham and Paul Greenway. Iran. Melbourne: Lonely Planet Publications, 2001.