Window in the Zahedi Archives (coedited with Erik Wakin, forthcoming with Hoover Press, 2018)

Politics & Culture in Contemporary Iran: Challenging the Status Quo, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, Colorado, March 2015.

Negahi Be ShahPersian Circle, Toronto, June 2013

The Shah, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, January 2011

The Myth of the Great Satan, Hoover University Press, Stanford, California, July 2010

Eminent Persians: Men and Women Who Made Modern Iran, 1941-1979, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY, 2 volumes, November, 2008.

The Road to Democracy in Iran, authored by Akbar Ganji, translated by Abbas Milani, forward by Abbas Milani and Joshua Cohen, MIT University Press, April 2008.

King of Shadows: Essays on Iran’s Encounter with Modernity, Ketab Corp., Los Angeles, CA., May 2005. Persian text published in the U.S.; second print 2006.

Lost Wisdom: Rethinking Persian Modernity, Mage Publishers, Washington, D.C. 2004; second print, 2005.

The Persian Sphinx: Amir Abbas Hoveyda and the Riddle of the Iranian Revolution, Mage Publishers, 2000, 2002; in Britain, IB Tauris, 2000. Translated by the author into Persian as Moamay-e Hoveyda,published in Iran, Atiy-e Press, and in Washington, D.C. by Mage Publishers; (also translated by Houshang Mahdavi, Abolhol-e Irani, Tehran, 2001;) author’s translation: Book of the Year, 2002, Deutsch Radio; now in fifteenth print in Tehran, third in Washington; English paperback, Mage Publishers, 2004.

Modernity and its Foes in Iran, Gardoon Press, Germany, 1998; Atiyeh Press, Tehran, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2004.

Tales of Two Cities: A Persian Memoir, Mage Publishers, 1996. Paperback, Kodansha, Jan. 1997 (best-seller, San Francisco Chronicle list).

On Democracy and Socialism, co-authored with Faramarz Tabrizi, Berkeley, CA: Pars Press, 1987.

Malraux and the Tragic Vision,  Tehran: Agah Press, 1982.




(Into Persian, unless otherwise specified)

Kolakowski, L., Main Currents of Marxism, 3 volumes, Agah Publishers, vol. 1 and 2, 2006; vol. 3 forthcoming.

Bulgakov, Mikail, Master and Margarita, Tehran: Nashre-no, 1983, 1990, 1994, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006.

On Totalitarianism, annotated selections from  Nechaev’s Catechism of a Revolutionary, Dostoyevsky’s Grand Inquisitor, Miloz’s Captive Mind, Kolakowsky’s Totalitarianism and the Lie, Kundera’s Future of the Novel, and Nisbet’s 1984 Revisited, Tehran, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005.

Gramsci, Antonio, State and Civil Society, Tehran: Sahar, 1980. Reprinted: Stockholm: Ketab Pishro, 1986; third print: Koln, Germany, 1998; fifth print, Tehran, 1998; sixth print 2004, 2005.

Golshiri, H., King of the Benighted (into English), Washington, D.C.: Mage Publishing, January, 1990; paperback edition, 1995; German translation, Surkamp Verlag, 1998.

Mao-tse dung, Critique of the Soviet Economy, Tehran: Pejvak, 1986.

Marx, Karl, Critique of the Gotha Program, Tehran: Pejvak, 1979. Reprinted 1980, 1982.

Bettelheim, Charles, China Since MaD, Tehran: Ruzbehan Publisher, 1979. Reprinted Paris, 1980.

Kautsky, Charles, Foundations of Christianity, Tehran: Arnir Kabir, 1978. Reprinted in 1980.

Robison, Joan, Economic Management in China, Tehran: Javidan, 1977.

Benjamin, Walter, Understanding Brecht ,  Tehran: Roudaki Publishers, 1976.