'..an enthralling biography and full of new information' The Spectator
'Milani's book is a first stop for anyone wishing to become acquainted with the personality and life of the last shah of Iran while also providing some new details and information to those already familiar with Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.' - Zhand Shakibi, London School of Economics and Political Science, Journal of Contemporary History
the contemporary Islamic Republic
About the Author
co-director of the Iran Democracy Project at the Hoover Institution. Milani has written for publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Forbes and has appeared on CNN, the BBC, and NPR, among others. A member of the board of directors for the Iranian Studies Group at MIT, the San Francisco Chronicle has said of him that 'he has the ear of Washington insiders'.