Kaveh Farrokh was interviewed live regarding his recent book “Shadows in the Desert: Ancient Persia at War” by Voice of America on Saturday December 20 (10:30 AM Pacific, 1:30 PM EST, 10:00 PM Iran). Please see: 

  1. Part I (www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQbpS0deksM&feature=channel)
  2. Part II (www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejRcpZ0ogvg&feature=channel_page)

 The book won the WAALM Society’s “Best History Book of 2008 Award” on October 31st 2008:


The WAALM award event was cited by the BBC, the Kayhan Newspaper of London, and Iranian.com. See Kaveh Farrokh’s speech at the London WAALM event below:


The book was also selected among the top three history books of 2008 by the Independent Book Publisher’s Association of the US.