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With its rich literary tradition, including luminaries such as Rumi, Omar Khayyam, Hafez and Ferdowsi, the written and spoken word remains an endless source of inspiration and discovery in today’s Iran.

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Overdue Book Returned to San Francisco Library after 100 Years

A long lost library book, ironically titled Forty Minutes Late, finally made its way back to its rightful home after a century.

Tour of Tehran Rewarded to Book Donors

People who donate books to a library near Tehran will receive a free ticket for a tour of the Iranian capital.

New Version of Medical Book by Rhazes Found in Austria

Iranian attaché in Austria announced that a Latin version of Kitab Al-Mansuri, a medical book by Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi, the famous Iranian polymath of Middle Age, has been discovered in the European country’s National Library.

Works by Famous Modern Iranian Poet Translated into Arabic

A selection of poems by renowned Iranian modern poet Ahmad Shamlou has been translated to Arabic and published in Egypt for the first time.
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J.K. Rowling Sends Harry Potter Books to Syrian Girl

Author J.K. Rowling has provided a welcome diversion for a seven-year-old girl living in the war-hit eastern Aleppo, sending her eBooks of the entire Harry Potter series.

How Reading Can Resolve Issue of Air Pollution

An Iranian filmmaker says the ongoing air pollution in big cities of Iran could be avoided if people and officials read more books.

Presentan en Irán el libro ¿Quién mató al Che?

[:es]La versión en persa del libro ¿Quién mató al Che? ha sido presentada en Irán con motivo del Día Nacional de la Lucha contra la Arrogancia Mundial.

Meeting Held in Iran to Discuss Issue of Infiltration

Several Iranian religious and political figures have gathered to discuss the plots hatched by enemies to make inroads into Iran, particularly after the recent nuclear deal.

I’ll Definitely Learn Persian Language: Serbian Culture Minister[:es]Ministro de Cultura serbio: “Por fin voy...

In a visit to Iran’s booth in Belgrade Book Fair, Serbian Minister of Culture and Information Vladan Vukosavljevic said he is interested in learning Persian language.[:es]En una visita al stand de Irán en Belgrado Feria del Libro, el Ministro serbio de Cultura e Información Vladan Vukosavljevic dijo que está interesado en aprender la lengua persa

Iranian Female Story Tellers at Frankfurt Book Fair

During the recent Frankfurt Book Fair, the Iranian story-telling tradition known as ‘Naghali’ was presented to the visitors by Iranian female Naghals.

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