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.

Iraqi War Veteran: Saddam Ordered Us to Kill All Iranians in Khorramshahr

Iraqi Colonel Khalid Salman Mahmoud Kazemi, a ranking officer in the Iraqi-imposed war in the 1980s, has published his memoirs of the bloody war, including the operation to seize Iran’s strategic port city of Khorramshahr.

Iran and Russia’s Cultural Ties Much Deeper Than You Think

With the 29th Tehran Intl. Book Fair wrapped up, Mehr conducted an interview with Sergey Kaykin, head of Russia's International Book Exhibitions and Fairs, who represented Russia as the guest of honour at TIBF 2016.

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.

Tehran International Book Fair

IFP: The Tehran International Book Fair is well underway in its new home at Shahr-e Aftab (Sun City) south of the capital, Tehran. Visitors...

2,000 Books on Display in Turkey’s Stall in Tehran Int’l Book Fair

Cultural Deputy of Turkey's embassy in Tehran said that 2,000 books written by famous Turkish authors have been displayed in Turkey's stall in Tehran International Book Fair.

Book Lovers Flock to Tehran Book Fair

The 29th edition of Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) opened its doors to people for a new day at a large, new fairground south...

Life in Iran Totally Different Before and After JCPOA: Rouhani

On Tuesday May 3, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani again praised the historic nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers (known as the JCPOA), saying that the Iranian nation has entered a new stage after the removal of anti-Iran sanctions as per the comprehensive deal.

German Artist Displays Hafez-Inspired Paintings in Shiraz

German artist Günther Uecker has opened an exhibition of his paintings in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz, all inspired by the sonnets of great Iranian poet, Hafez.

Rouhani Opens Tehran Int’l Book Fair

President Hassan Rouhani on opened the 29th Tehran International Book Fair, being held in Shahr-e Aftab (Sun City) Exhibition Complex in south of the capital.

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.

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