Books

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.

Mahmoud Dowlatabadi

The 10th edition of Dowlatabadi’s three-volume novel released

The 10th edition of ‘Passed Times of the Elderly’ a three-volume novel by the leading Iranian writer Mahmoud Dowlatabadi was published by Nashr-e Cheshmeh Publication institute.
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Supreme Leader’s guidelines on science, research translated

The English version of The Bliss of Knowledge, which encompasses the Leader’s guidelines on the production of science, will be unveiled at the Moscow International Book Fair in September.
Mahmoud Dolat Abadi

Iran’s Mahmoud Dowlatabadi wins French prestigious award

Veteran Iranian writer, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, is awarded the Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

Attar’s Mausoleum in Nishapur

The well-known Persian poet and mystic, Farid Ud-din Attar Nishapuri, was born in c. 1145, and martyred in c. 1221. His mausoleum is located...
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Book, Paper Conservation-Restoration Center at parliament’s library

A photo gallery that depicts efforts by Iranian experts to restore books and documents at the Book and Paper Conservation-Restoration Center of parliament’s library.

Rouhani Opens Tehran Int’l Book Fair

President Hassan Rouhani on opened the 29th Tehran International Book Fair, being held in Shahr-e Aftab (Sun City) Exhibition Complex in south of the capital.
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Iranian Books to Be Presented at Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

A number of Iranian publishers and literary associations are slated to participate in the 66th edition of Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 in Germany.
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A book on Ahmadinejad’s government has hit bookstore shelves

The 9th Government and the Zionist Regime is a recently-published book which looks at the developments of Iran’s foreign policy under Ahmadinejad with a focus on the Zionist regime.

Iran to pay tribute to Persian poet Attar

Several organizations nationwide will commemorate the birth anniversary of the 13th-century Persian poet Farideddin Attar Neishabouri, known as Attar, today.
Ali Jannati

Mending manuscripts is a precious act: Culture Min.

“Experts in this field are great artists, who can receive orders for mending works from foreign countries as well,” Jannati added.

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