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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.

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.

Normal Life Going on in Iran despite Trump’s Decision

Huge crowds of people and numerous officials continued to visit the 31st Tehran International Book Fair on Wednesday and Thursday regardless of the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Mobile Café in Tehran Promotes Book Reading Culture

A mobile café and library has provided the citizens of Tehran with a unique opportunity to spend several hours of their free time reading books along with friends.

400 Publishers from 50 States Attending Tehran Book Fair

The 31st Tehran International Book Fair has drawn more publishers and authors from around the world this year compared to previous years.

Book on Persian Gulf to Be Translated into 50 Languages

The author of the pictorial book ‘Persian Gulf’ says his book will be translated into 50 languages and distributed to the national libraries of 90 states.

Serbia Keen to Promote Iranian Artworks: Minister

The Serbian minister of culture and information says he would like the people of his country to get more familiar with Iranian works of art.

Tehran International Book Fair Officially Kicks Off

The 31st edition of the Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) opened in the Iranian capital on Tuesday with publishers from Iran and foreign countries in attendance.

Downtown Tehran, Second Home of Bibliophiles

Enqelab Avenue in downtown Tehran is the “book” hub of Tehran, a place where publishers have sales outlets and major bookshops are located. Street book vendors are also an integral part of the neighbourhood.

Digital Platform at Tehran Metro Promoting Ebook Reading

You can now download and read ebooks for free when taking a ride on the Tehran subway. Startup and major ebook publisher Fidibo has launched a new service, providing commuters with free but limited access to an extended collection of ebooks.

“Science and Technology in Iran: A Brief Review”

The Science and Technology Department of the Iranian President's Office has released a book to review Iran’s achievements in various fields of science and technology during the past year.

Dushanbe to Host 4th Meeting of Heads of ECO Natl. Libraries

The Tajik capital of Dushanbe is to host the fourth meeting of directors of national libraries of the ECO in late November, 2017.

Book on Iran’s Lut Desert Hits Shelves

Iran has published a book depicting the tourist attractions and geographical features of the Lut Desert, also known as Dasht-e Lut, in the east-central part of the country.

Mashhad Home to Iran’s Biggest Mobile Library

The biggest mobile library of Iran in terms of geographical coverage is located in the northeastern holy city of Mashhad, a senior official said.

Iranian Writers Invited to Visit Italy

The Italian Writers’ Association has invited Iranian writers to visit the country and write new stories or complete their unfinished works there.

You Can Read Books When Standing in Bakery Line!

A bakery in Iran’s central city of Arak has provided a small library inside the shop to keep its customers entertained by books.

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