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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.
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.