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.

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Some 2 million Iranian manuscripts are in poor conditions abroad

The National Library chief says his organization needs money to buy back the Iranian manuscripts which are kept in poor conditions in other countries.

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.
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Book-reading campaign launched in Mashhad (PHOTOS)

He lends his books to others in a bid to encourage the youth to read more books.
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We can’t help but look at the past through a modern prism

A veteran translator and journalist shares his thoughts on history and how the past should be viewed.

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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Meeting Held in Iran to Discuss Issue of Infiltration

Several Iranian religious and political figures have gathered to discuss the plots hatched by enemies to make inroads into Iran, particularly after the recent nuclear deal.
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French Book Portrays Persian Domes

A book on Iranian art and architecture, titled 'Les Coupoles Persanes', (in English 'Persian Cupolas: the Art of Skies and the Earth'), has been published in France.

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.
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Pamuk’s first novel to be rendered into Persian

Alireza Seifuddini, an Iranian translator, is to render ‘Mr. Cevdet and His Sons’, a novel written by Turkish recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature Orhan Pamuk.
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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.

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