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.

world’s most ancient Bibles

Tabriz is home to one of the world’s most ancient Bibles

Representatives of the Vatican proposed on several occasions to buy it from Tabriz Library and were ready to offer a blank check in return, Manuchehr Jafari said.
Mostafa Mohaghegh Damad

Perils of holy ignorance

Prominent Shiite thinker Mostafa Mohaghegh Damad expounds on his book on the so-called holy ignorance.

Tehran International Book Fair

IFP: The Tehran International Book Fair is well underway in its new home at Shahr-e Aftab (Sun City) south of the capital, Tehran. Visitors...
Dr. Mohsenian Rad - Iranian sociologist

I want everyone to read my new book

Mehdi Mohsenian-Rad, an Iranian sociologist, says he wants everyone to read his new book on communications

Iranian book among best sellers on ISIL

‘War and Sexual Adventure in ISIS’ written by Amirreza Porhelm has become a success among other best sellers with the topic on the ISIL terrorist group.

Finnish Edition of Shahnameh Unveiled in Tehran

A Finnish translation of a selection from Ferdowsi’s epic masterpiece Shahnameh, by Jaakko Hameen-Anttila, a professor at the University of Helsinki, was unveiled during a ceremony in Tehran on Saturday.

Iranian and Italian Cultural Officials Meet at Tehran Book Fair

Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) Director Seyyed Abbas Salehi met with the Italian Deputy Minister for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism Antimo Cesaro.
Dr Hossien Entezami

A creeping current seeks to distort the history of revolution

The deputy culture minister warns that some are trying to distort revolutionary facts.

Pictorial encyclopedia of Persian symbols published

A pictorial encyclopedia of Persian symbols has recently been published.

“Nowruz Remains Eternal in the Course of History”

The Iranian author of Nowruz in the Four Corners of the World, Dariush Mohajer, pointed to the influence of Nowruz around the world, in regions like the south of Algeria, Western China and Ethiopia.

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