All News about Iranian Books – 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.
Perils of holy ignorance
Prominent Shiite thinker Mostafa Mohaghegh Damad expounds on his book on the so-called holy ignorance.
Some 2 million Iranian manuscripts are in poor conditions abroad
The National Library chief says his organization needs money to buy back the Iranian manuscripts which are kept in poor conditions in other countries.
Mending manuscripts is a precious act: Culture Min.
“Experts in this field are great artists, who can receive orders for mending works from foreign countries as well,” Jannati added.
A critical look at the 5:2 diet
A thin, fat or even a fit individual should consume all food groups on a daily basis based on their body needs to maintain their health and get the required energy.
Pamuk’s first novel to be rendered into Persian
Alireza Seifuddini, an Iranian translator, is to render ‘Mr. Cevdet and His Sons’, a novel written by Turkish recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature Orhan Pamuk.
A different day in Tehran on a bookstore crawl
The former chairman of Tehran City Council calls on people to go to different bookstores in a bid to promote book reading.
Iran’s Mahmoud Dowlatabadi wins French prestigious award
Veteran Iranian writer, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, is awarded the Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
Two libraries, mobile and immobile, pursue one goal: book reading
Different plans in northeastern Iran to promote the culture of book reading in remote areas with little access to libraries.
Iranian book among IYL’s top works
‘The Coach’ written by Iranian writer Farideh Khalatbari and illustrated by Zila Hodaei was picked as one of the top books on the list of the International Youth Library (IYL).
Iranian libraries among ‘1001 libraries to see before one dies’
Two historical libraries of Iran appeared on the list of must-see libraries of the world.
Government and Economic Development
A book that dissects the reasons why some non-democratic governments are on the fast track to economic development?
There are opportunities for interaction with Iran
Director of the Frankfurt International Book Fair, Juergen Boos, says there are many opportunities for literary interactions with Iran.
A book ad in Hamshahri newspaper enraged environmentalists
A daily which set the pace for conservation of the environment is not supposed to promote hunting and protection of nature in the same breath.
I am extremely proud to have my book published in Iran
Gareth Porter, the award-winning American historian, says he is extremely proud to have his book published in Iran.
A creeping current seeks to distort the history of revolution
The deputy culture minister warns that some are trying to distort revolutionary facts.
We can’t help but look at the past through a modern prism
A veteran translator and journalist shares his thoughts on history and how the past should be viewed.
I want everyone to read my new book
Mehdi Mohsenian-Rad, an Iranian sociologist, says he wants everyone to read his new book on communications
An interesting account about Poland and its romantic people by an Iranian translator and her Polish husband
Farabi does not draw a line between music and math
A new translation of Al-Musiqa al-Kabir by prominent Iranian scientist Farabi has been launched.
Persian translation of world’s first surrealist novel ended
‘Nadja’, the most celebrated work by the outstanding French author André Breton and the first surrealist novel in the world which has been translated into Persian by Abbas Pejman, will be published.
Iranian Books to Be Presented at Frankfurt Book Fair 2014
A number of Iranian publishers and literary associations are slated to participate in the 66th edition of Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 in Germany.
The 10th edition of Dowlatabadi’s three-volume novel released
The 10th edition of ‘Passed Times of the Elderly’ a three-volume novel by the leading Iranian writer Mahmoud Dowlatabadi was published by Nashr-e Cheshmeh Publication institute.
Iranian ancient legends contribute to a novel
Two Iranian ancient legends, ‘Chel Gis’ (Persian for ‘forty plaits of hair’) and ‘Bahram Gur’ (a Sasanian king) will be incorporated into a novel.