"Stories of Majid" still a bestseller
Publish Date : Saturday 25 June 2011 - 17:13
Cultural Institute of Tebyan has released a list of "Bestseller Iranian novels". The list holds 15 books and "Stories of Majid" is the only book for teenagers.
The list holds one book for the young generation. "Stories of Majid" by noted Iranian author Houshang Moradi Kermani is the bestseller Iranian novel for the teenagers.
Moradi Kermani created the work in 1974 when he wasn’t known as a popular writer yet.
According to the report, 95,000 copies of "Stories of Majid" have been sold so far.
Houshang Moradi Kermani is an eminent Iranian writer who mainly writes for sub-teens and teenagers. He was born in Sirch, (a village in Kerman Province).
Several Iranian movies and TV-series have been made based on his books. In 2006, Dariush Mehrjui directed Mehman-e Maman based on Moradi Kermani's novel with the same title.
Some of Moradi Kermani's books have been translated into English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch, Arabic, and Armenian. His auto-biography is published as his latest book named "Believe it or not" (Shoma ke gharibe nistid).
He has won many national and prestigious international awards which include but not limited to Hans Christian Andersen Honarary diploma (1980) and University of San Francisco book of the year (2000).