Porochista Khakpour

Author of Sons and Other Flammable Objects, The Last Illusion, Sick and

Brown Album

Essays on Exile and Identity

Brown Album┬áis a stirring collection of essays, at times humorous and at times profound, drawn from more than a decade of Porochista’s work and with new material included. Altogether, it reveals the tolls that immigrant life in this country can take on a person and the joys that life can give.

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The legendary Porochista Khakpour has created a rigorous, poetic and biting exploration of what it means to be brown, Iranian, female and American in a United States that has spent the last few decades putting these identities under siege.

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