Sunday, March 3, 2024

Books

Masoudieh Palace; Home to First Iranian Library, Museum

Masoudieh Palace is an edifice and Persian Garden built during the Qajar era in the historical Square of Baharestan, downtown Tehran.

‘Citizenship Culture’ Book Unveiled in Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Minister of Education Mohsen Haji-Mirzaei has unveiled a 26-volume book entitled ‘Citizenship Culture’ in the city of Tabriz.

Iranian Cleric Promoting Book-Reading among Children in Deprived Areas

An Iranian cleric has gained reputation for running cultural activities in remote rural areas of Western Iran, promoting book-reading among children.

Iranian Girl Converts Minibus into Lovely Mobile Bookstore

A young Iranian lady has come up with the idea of converting a minibus into a book shop, but she is not old enough yet to drive her “mobile” bookstore.

Book on Iranian ISIS Sympathizer to Come Out in Coming Days

A book about an Iranian mother who was the administrator of a social media channel supporting the ISIS terrorists would be unveiled by an Iranian publisher in the coming days.

Top Scientific Works of Muslim World Unveiled in Tehran

Select scientific works of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought have been unveiled in Tehran by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

Ancient Illustrations Celebrating Prophet Muhammad’s Life

Handwritten books penned by Muslim authors throughout history bear witness to their attachment to the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (PBUH).

Iranian Illustrator Wins Top Award at BIB 2019

A book titled “The Boxer” written and illustrated by Hassan Mousavi has won the first prize at the 27th Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB) 2019 in Slovakia.

Ride-Hailing App Driver Amuses Passengers with Books

Mansour Khani, a driver who works for a ride-hailing app in Tehran these days, has grabbed the headlines for his creative way of amusing the passengers.

UNWTO Publishes Book with 14 Stories on Iran Tourism

The UN’s World Tourism Organisation has approved and published a book on several narratives on Iran tourism which include four stories of the industry influencers.

Iran’s Regional Policy in Time

With an analytical and policy-oriented approach, the recently published book "Iran’s Regional Policy in Time", authored by Dr. Kayhan Barzegar, focuses on the aims and principles of Iran’s national and security interests, explaining how and why Iran’s regional policy has been consistent in the course of the time.

‘Conversations with Kiarostami’ Now on Bookshelves in US

A collection of interviews by famous American film critic Godfrey Cheshire III with late Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has been published in the United States in the form of a 188-page book entitled "Conversations with Kiarostami".

Iranian Professors’ Work among 2018 Most Popular Books

A book complied by two Iranian researchers has been selected as one of the most popular books of the world in 2018, the American publisher Springer announced.

Bazaar House-Museum: Must-See Site in Downtown Tehran

The House-Turned-Museum of Bazaar, which once used to be the house of Sultan Beigom Shojaee – the sister-in-law of the last Qajar King, Ahmad Shah – is one of the 1001 must-see libraries in the world.

Springer Publishes Iranian Book on Nanotechnology

American publishing company Springer, one of the world’s leading publishers of scientific works, has published a book written by Iranian researchers in the field of Nanotechnology.

Japan Hosting Exhibition of Iranian Children Books

The International Library of Children's Literature (ILCL) is holding a book fair displaying Iranian literary works for children in Japan.

Holy Quran Attributed to First Shiite Imam Unveiled in Iran

Iran has unveiled an old manuscript of the holy Quran, which is attributed to Imam Ali, the first Shiite Imam, and considered one of the oldest and most complete manuscripts of the holy book.

‘Many Int’l Literary Works Inspired by Ancient Persian Literature’

An Iranian poet and translator says many literary works across the world have been inspired by the ancient Persian literature.

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.

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