Iran names 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award nominees

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award is an annual children's literature award, established in 2002 in honor of Swedish children's books writer Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren.

Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh reflects the genealogical unconscious of Iranians

Mir Jalaleddin Kazzazi, a Persian literature professor and a Shahnameh expert, says Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh explains a type of unconscious which has its roots in the lineage of the Iranians.

In memory of the spokesman of Iranian people and history

An Iranian researcher has said that posterity will remember and focus on Hafez, who is the spokesman of the Iranian people.

National Day of Saadi commemorated in Iran

A photo gallery of the tomb of Saadi in his hometown Shiraz in southern Iran.

Proposed Iran-Turkey joint project to make a movie on Rumi

The film is estimated to carry a cost of $5-6 million. Turkey says it can cover $3-4 million of the project and expects the Iranian side to pick up the rest of the tab.

Exclusion of love from teenage literary books is alarming

Iranian teenagers find foreign novels more appealing because in spite of all limitations, they still include a trace of close relationships and examples of characters who display love and affection.
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Contemporary poet Moshfegh Kashani passes away

Prominent Iranian figure of the post-Revolution poetry Moshfegh Kashani has died at the age of 89.
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An interview with Shahram Nazeri about Mawlana and Iranian society

Artists should make the most of the trust that people have placed in them, said Shahram Nazeri.
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Iranian translator Roshan Vaziri has died at 81

Roshan Vaziri, an Iranian translator of Polish literary works, has lost her battle against a brain tumor.
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To be good humans, we need to render grudges a thing of the past

Seyyed Hassan Khomeini says the first thing society can do to march toward goodness is to let go of grudges.

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