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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.

Iranian Teacher Launches Libraries by Selling Waste Paper

Iranian Teacher Launches Libraries by Selling Waste Paper

An Iranian woman has launched several libraries using the money she made from collecting waste papers across the port city of Bandar Anzali in northern Iran. She is now running six libraries just one and a half years through this initiative.

Final Day of Tehran International Book Fair in Photos

The 32nd edition of Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF), which is underway at the Musalla of Imam Khomeini, is going to wrap up later Saturday.

Iranian Reporters Nominated for Int’l Journalism Award

Two Iranian reporters, Alireza Gholami and Hassan Homayoon, have been nominated for the True Story Award, a global journalism prize.

Iran’s Leader Pays Visit to Tehran International Book Fair

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has paid a visit to the 32nd edition of Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF), which is underway in the Great Mosalla of Imam Khomeini.

32nd Tehran International Book Fair Kicks Off

The 32nd edition of Tehran International Book Fair kicked on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance.

Yazd Selected as Book Capital of Iran

The Iranian city of Yazd has been chosen as the country’s book capital thanks to the huge number of public libraries and books it has.

Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Breaks Publishing Record in Iran

The Iranian publisher of a translated version of “Becoming”, an autobiographical memoir by former First Lady of the US Michelle Obama, says it has released the 17th print run of the book in less than one month.

Iran Using Adult Colouring Books to Attract Foreign Tourists

The tourism officials of the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad have adopted a new initiative to attract more foreign tourists.

Story of Iranian Sherlock Holmes Published in Collection of World Detective Stories

Story of Iran’s first detective novel has been published in a collection of detective stories compiled by American author Christopher Richmond.

Iran’s Yazd Home to World’s Third Tourist Library

The only fixed tourist library of the world that dates back to 250 years ago, is located at the heart of the Iranian central city of Yazd.

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