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Tehran Book Fair versus the literature of Iran's streets

LA Times – May 1, 2012
 

Readers walking into the Tehran Book Fair will not find "Memories of My Melancholy Whores"; the Gabriel Garcia Marquez book has long been banned. Yet if they can find a street stall, called (Farsi for "forbidden items"), that book, and others, will be for sale. The 10-day Tehran Book Fair, which attracts an average of 550,000 visitors per day, calls itself "the most important publishing event in Asia and the Middle East." It features publishers from the Islamic world, which are, like those in the West, struggling. Their troubles include the ...

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