Here Is Your Complete Go-To Gift Guide for Norooz!

For the Poet:

1. “A Year with Hafiz: Daily Contemplations,” Ḥāfeẓ-e Shīrāzī

“Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth “you owe me”. Look what happens with a love like that. It lights up the whole sky.” -Hafez. Buy here.

2. “The Essential Rumi,” Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is the rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” -Rumi. Buy here.

3.  “The Conference of the Birds,” Farīd ud-DīnʿAṭṭār

“The sea will be the sea, regardless of the drop’s philosophy.” -Attar. Buy here.


4. “The Gulistan of Saadi bi-lingual edition,” Saʿdī-e Shīrāzī

“Have patience. All things are difficult before they become east.” -Saadi. Buy here.


5. “Parvin E’tesami: Life & Poetry,” Parvin E’tesami

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6. “Sin: Selected Poems of Forugh Farrokhzad,” Sholeh Wolpe

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