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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.

New Books Developed for Visually Challenged Children

Visually challenged children are being trained to illustrate the books they themselves read.

Book of Hours of Louis XII to Be Unveiled in Tehran on Christmas

The library of the Museum of Niavaran is going to unveil the Book of Hours of Louis XII on the occasion of Christmas.

Iranian Author Donates Cash Prize to Training of Sunni Teachers

An Iranian author has donated his huge cash prize to the training of Sunni teachers at elementary schools in the underdeveloped province of Sistan and Baluchestan in south-eastern Iran.

Roloff Beny’s Precious Photo-Books Unveiled in Tehran

Two precious books by renowned Canadian photographer Roloff Beny were unveiled at the specialized library of Niavaran Palace-Museum Complex in northern Tehran.

Iranian People Observing National Book Week

The 26th National Book Week has started in Iran with various events and programs organized across the country to promote the culture of buying and reading books.

Iran Hosts International Storytelling Festival

The 21st edition of an international storytelling festival was recently held in several Iranian provinces, including Khorasan Razavi in the northeast, with the main goal of preserving the traditional art.

Two Iranians Nominated for Hans Christian Andersen Award

An author and an illustrator from Iran have been nominated for the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Award, which also known as the Little Nobel Prize in Literature.

Iran Attending Belgrade International Book Fair

The 64th Belgrade International Book Fair has opened with the participation of about 1,000 publishers from across the world in the capital city of Serbia.

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.

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