The pseudonymous Reza Kahlili, who writes frequently for Pajamas Media, won two literary prizes today, getting the nod in the categories of “Autobiography/Memoirs” and “Best New Non-Fiction” in the 2011 International Book Awards for his memoir A Time to Betray: The Astonishing Double Life of a CIA Agent inside the Revolutionary Guards of Iran. Reza was also a finalist in the “Non-Fiction Narrative” category.
The International Book Awards, in their second year, awarded prizes in 130 categories to 300 winners and finalists. Reza’s book, as his title implies, concerns his life as a secret agent for the West in Iran. You can read an excerpt on his website or buy the book here.
Congratulations, Reza. We are proud to have you as a contributor.