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.

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.
Bahram and Bright Genie

Iranian ancient legends contribute to a novel

Two Iranian ancient legends, ‘Chel Gis’ (Persian for ‘forty plaits of hair’) and ‘Bahram Gur’ (a Sasanian king) will be incorporated into a novel.
Agnelli

Four-year research to narrate the story of young Agnelli

An Iranian writer has released Edoardo, a novel on the life of Edoardo Agnelli, explaining how the son of an Italian automotive mogul died a mystery death.

Prominent Iranologist passes away

Iranian prominent Iranologist Manouchehr Sotoudeh passed away at the age of 103 in Noshahr Taleghani Hospital.

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