Accomplished author and surgeon Dr James Younessi meets Her Majesty Empress Farah of Iran.
San Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon Dr James Younessi who is also an accomplished author recently had the privilege of an audience with Her Majesty Empress Farah of Iran and presented her with his latest book 'Orders, Decorations, and Medals of the Empire of Iran – The Pahlavi'.
Dr Younessi migrated to Australia from Iran in the aftermath of a revolution and has written on various topics relating to Australia and Iran.
His other books include a series of short stories called 'From Threads to Fabric', a book on the Australian vernacular called 'How Australian Are You?', a novel called 'Pan's Penance' dealing with anthropological and social issues, and his most recent book 'Dead Men Don't Drive', which is a series of short socio-political pieces with a satirical slant.
These books have enjoyed considerable success and have been the subject of newspaper articles and radio interviews. See www.dryounessi.com.au for further details.