Aida Moradi Ahani

Other People’s Beds

The essays here are not just about Moradi Ahani’s travels, they are a way to look to the connections among literature, art, cinema through the words by the places. As this book is on travel, exile and Iranian diaspora, the writer discovers the analogy across the cities and people, could be result in which feelings.

Traveling, as she puts it, “takes us away away from work; away from daily toils; away from die-hard habits; from the jilting lover; from the back-stabbing friend; from a family that doesn’t get us; from a city we feel confined by or without; from the ever-restive tenor of life.”