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.

Book Lovers Flock to Tehran Book Fair

The 29th edition of Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) opened its doors to people for a new day at a large, new fairground south...

Iran National Library Hosts Georgian Manuscript Exhibit

A Georgian manuscript exhibition opened at Iran’s National Library with Georgian Ambassador to Iran Ioseb Chakhvashvili, ambassadors and diplomats from Bulgaria and Egypt, and several prominent Georgian-Iranians all in attendance.
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Iran selected guest of honor at 2016 Belgrade Book Fair

The 60th Belgrade International Book Fair has selected Iran as its special guest of honor next year.

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...
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.
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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.

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.

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.
The Lieutenant of Inishmore

The Lieutenant of Inishmore back on Tehran streets

The translation of The Lieutenant of Inishmore, a satirical play by Martin McDonagh, is on second reprint in Iran.

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