Kaveh Farrokh’s book, “Shadows in the Desert: Ancient Persia at War” has been cited twice in the Kayhan Newspaper of London in relation to its nomination as the Best History Book of 2008, as also reported in the BBC and the widely read Iranian.com website. Farrokh’s was also nominated as being among the top three history books of 2008 for the Bejamin Franklin Award by the Independent Book Publishers Association in the US.

The first citation in Kayhan newspaper occurred in the November 6-12 2008 issue of the London Kayhan Newspaper.

keyhan-london-november-6-12-2008-title-page-1[Click to Enlarge] Page one of the November 6-12 2008 issue of the London Kayhan Newspaper citing the WAALM Golden Persian Lioness Award ceremonies in London for October 31st, 2008.

keyhan-london-november-6-12-2008-title-page-7[Click to Enlarge] Page seven of the November 6-12 2008 issue of the London Kayhan Newspaper citing WAALM Golden Persian Lioness Award winners (Farrokh’s name highlighted with 2 horizontal dark lines) in London for October 31st, 2008.

The second citation by the London Kayhan Newspaper occurred in the November 13-19 2008 edition:

keyhan-london-november-13-19-2008[Click to Enlarge] One segment of a long article by the London Kayhan Newspaper (November 13-19 2008, page seven) discussing the WAALM event of October 31st, 2008. Page seven of the issue of  citing WAALM Golden Persian Lioness Award winners (Farrokh’s name highlighted with 2 horizontal dark lines) in London for October 31st, 2008.