Saturday, May 25, 2024

Book

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.

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.

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.

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.

China Seeking to Buy Copyright of 23 Iranian Books

An Iranian publisher says the Chinese are willing to buy the copyright of 23 books proposed by Iran at the Beijing International Book Fair.

Iran Opens Its Booth at Beijing Book Fair

The Islamic Republic of Iran on Wednesday officially opened its booth in Beijing International Book Fair as a special guest.

‘Colourful Dream of Silk Road’ at Beijing Int’l Book Fair

Iran is going to partake in 24th edition of Beijing International Book Fair as the special guest. The Islamic Republic’s slogan this year is “Iran: The Colourful Dream of Silk Road”.

You’re Never Too Old for Reading Books!

An elderly Iranian woman has been honoured in the northeastern city of Neyshabour for her continuous and purposeful reading of books.

Mobile Library Serving Rural Children in Iran

An Iranian philanthropist has been taking a mobile library to deprived areas, distributing books among children and young adults.

Lawmaker Writes Book on Iran’s Legislation System

A new book has been published by an Iranian lawmaker on the pathology of the country’s legislation system.

Tour of Tehran Rewarded to Book Donors

People who donate books to a library near Tehran will receive a free ticket for a tour of the Iranian capital.

New Version of Medical Book by Rhazes Found in Austria

Iranian attaché in Austria announced that a Latin version of Kitab Al-Mansuri, a medical book by Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi, the famous Iranian polymath of Middle Age, has been discovered in the European country’s National Library.

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