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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Presentan en Irán el libro ¿Quién mató al Che?

[:es]La versión en persa del libro ¿Quién mató al Che? ha sido presentada en Irán con motivo del Día Nacional de la Lucha contra la Arrogancia Mundial.

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.
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.
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.

Pictorial encyclopedia of Persian symbols published

A pictorial encyclopedia of Persian symbols has recently been published.
Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

Iranian Books to Be Presented at Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

A number of Iranian publishers and literary associations are slated to participate in the 66th edition of Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 in Germany.
Mohammad Qaed

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.
Giant Green Roof Built in Tehran Book Garden

Giant Green Roof Built in Tehran Book Garden

A giant roof has been built in an area of 10,000 square metres in the Book Garden located in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
manuscripts

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.
Face to Face with Asghar Farhadi

Creator of A Separation in a close-up

Face to Face with Asghar Farhadi, a book by Esmaeil Mihandoust, offers a vivid portrait of the renowned Oscar-winning Iranian film director.

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