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 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.
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.
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
Heavenly Lady book

Romantic Poles

An interesting account about Poland and its romantic people by an Iranian translator and her Polish husband
Farabi book of music

Farabi does not draw a line between music and math

A new translation of Al-Musiqa al-Kabir by prominent Iranian scientist Farabi has been launched.
Abbas-Pejman-André Breton

Persian translation of world’s first surrealist novel ended

‘Nadja’, the most celebrated work by the outstanding French author André Breton and the first surrealist novel in the world which has been translated into Persian by Abbas Pejman, will be 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.
Mahmoud Dowlatabadi

The 10th edition of Dowlatabadi’s three-volume novel released

The 10th edition of ‘Passed Times of the Elderly’ a three-volume novel by the leading Iranian writer Mahmoud Dowlatabadi was published by Nashr-e Cheshmeh Publication institute.
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.

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