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.

Mostafa Mohaghegh Damad

Perils of holy ignorance

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

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.

Tehran International Book Fair – A New Atmosphere

Deputy Culture Minister for Cultural Affairs Seyyed Abbas Salehi, who is also the director of the Tehran International Book Fair, has said that the event will experience a new atmosphere this year at Shahr-e Aftab, a newly-constructed fairground in southern Tehran.

Persia to Iran published in Australia

The book is a travelogue which describes visits to ancient sites of Iran and encompasses topics that help the audience get familiar with the country.
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

Tehran’s Shahr-e-Aftab Complex to Host International Fairs

Shahre-Aftab (Sun City) Complex, a newly-constructed fairground in Southern Tehran, will host the 29th edition of the Tehran International Book Fair on May 4-14.    
Supreme Leader

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.
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.

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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