Paul Sprachman

Paul Sprachman

Dr Paul Sprachman teaches Persian at Rutgers University.  He has worked and studied in Afghanistan and Iran.  He is the translator of a number of works from Persian including Plagued by the West byJalan Al-e Ahmad, A Man of Many Worlds: The Diaries and Memoirs of Dr. Ghasem Ghani, Journey to Heading 270 Degrees, by Ahmad Dehqan, and Chess with the Doomsday Machine and A City under Siege by Habib Ahmadzadeh, He is also the author of Suppressed Persian: An Anthology of Forbidden Literaure, Language and Culture in Persian, and Licensed Fool: The Damnable, Foul-mouthed ‘Obeyd-e Zakani