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.

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.
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.
Iran-Catechism of the Catholic Church

Interfaith dialogue; a call for action

A book review session in Tehran has underlined that interfaith dialogue should be revived at a time when the world is reeling from the blows of war, hatred and violence.
book-history

Translation of The Role of Iranians in the History of World Civilization hits bookstores...

The publication of the book in Egypt amounts to admission by the Egyptian elite that the Iranians have played a key role in human civilization.
Qom-Books

Qom is cultural hub of Islamic world

A religious affairs expert says religious books should help raise the readership's consciousness and self-awareness.
Roshan Vaziri

Iranian translator Roshan Vaziri has died at 81

Roshan Vaziri, an Iranian translator of Polish literary works, has lost her battle against a brain tumor.
Mostafa Mohaghegh Damad

Perils of holy ignorance

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

Mending manuscripts is a precious act: Culture Min.

“Experts in this field are great artists, who can receive orders for mending works from foreign countries as well,” Jannati added.
Diet 5-2

A critical look at the 5:2 diet

A thin, fat or even a fit individual should consume all food groups on a daily basis based on their body needs to maintain their health and get the required energy.

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