Kaveh Farrokh’s book, “Shadows in the Desert: Ancient Persia at War” was recently awarded as the Best History Book of 2008 in London on October 31st, 2008 by the WAALM Society’s Persian Golden Lioness Awards:
The next printing of Shadows in the Desert will feature the WAALM Persian Golden Lioness Award of “Best History Book” on its upcoming book jacket (on top right hand corner – white circle with Golden Lioness inset):
A full message will be sent soon regarding WAALM and their rigorous selection processes for the Lioness Awards for the categories of Arts, Literature, .
Farrokh was recently informed that his book was nominated as being among the top three history books of 2008 by the Independent Book Publishers Association in the US:
This means that Farrokh’s book has been cited twice internationally in 2008 by independent reviewers for excellence in historiography.: