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Iranian Books News

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.

Iranian Author on List of US 2018 National Book Awards Finalists

The name of Iranian-French woman author Negar Djavadi is on the list of nominees for the United States’ 2018 National Book Awards.

Farangis; Untold Story of Women’s Role in Iran-Iraq War

The book “Farangis,” the winner of the annual award presented to the best book about Holy Defence – the eight-year Iraqi imposed war on Iran in the 1980s – has been reprinted six times.

Iran Lifts Ban on Romain Gary’s “The Life Before Us”

The book La Vie devant soi (The Life Before Us) by French author Romain Gary has hit the shelves in Iran again after a 13-year ban.

Google Changes Its Logo to Pay Homage to Persian Polymath

Giant search engine Google changed its logo on August 7, 2018, as a tribute to renowned Iranian polymath Avicenna.

Iran’s Printing Museum; A Must-See Site for Tourists

Iran’s Script and Print Museum is one of the most spectacular and fascinating places where a tourist can spend his or her time.

Book Published in Iran on Condoleezza Rice’s Love Affair with Iranian Man

A collection of stories titled "A Political Love Affair," which includes a story based on a controversial report about former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, has been published in Iran with her permission.

Iran Opens Its First Autism Library

Iran’s Autism Association has opened a library in Tehran which helps autistics socialize with each other and raises public awareness about the disorder.

Turkey’s Orhan Pamuk Talks of His Deep Interest in Persian Fables

Turkish Nobel Literature Prize laureate Orhan Pamuk says he is deeply interested in Persian classic fables, adding he writes his works by indulging himself in the Iranian literature and history.

Russian Scholar Amazed by Enthusiasm of Bookworms in Iran

The Deputy Director for Academic Affairs at Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of Russian Academy of Sciences, who recently travelled to Iran to visit 31st Tehran International Book Fair, says she was surprised by the huge number of enthusiastic people visiting the exhibition.

Iran Leader Calls for Promotion of Book Reading Culture

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, in a visit to the 31st International Book Fair in Tehran, called on the Iranian nation to promote the culture of reading books, especially among the youths.

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