Peyman Maadi and Goli Emami in the private opening exhibition

Eminent translator and literary scholar Goli Emami is one of these remarkable women. Over the past five decades, she has translated 44 foreign books into Persian, including Sylvia Plath’s “The Bell Jar” and four titles by Alain de Botton. She has persevered through job purges, censorship, financial struggles, and personal tragedy to rise to the top of her field,  earning the respect of—and inspiring—a younger generation.