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Iranian writer Boochani wins National Biography Award

Iranian writer Boochani wins National Biography Award

IBNA- Behrouz Boochani, an Iranian Kurd asylum seeker detained on Manus Island who ‎had already won the Victorian prize of literature for his ‘No Friend But the Mountains’ ‎added National Biography Award to his ...

 
 
‎‘When Never Comes’ rendered into Persian ‎

‎‘When Never Comes’ rendered into Persian ‎

IBNA- The novel, ‘When Never Comes’ by the American writer Barbara Davis, a story of ‎pain, despair and hope with a teenage girl as protagonist has been translated into ‎Persian and published.‎

 
 
‎‘The Lying Game’ by Ruth Ware at Iranian bookstores

‎‘The Lying Game’ by Ruth Ware at Iranian bookstores

IBNA- A novel about the slipperiness of truth and the price of friendships, ‘The Lying ‎Game’ by British psychological crime thriller writer Ruth Ware has been translated into ‎Persian and released.‎

 
 
Persian literature department to be established in Kabul University

Persian literature department to be established in Kabul University

IBNA- Construction of a building which is planned to accommodate Persian language ‎and literature department in Kabul University will begin soon. ‎

 
 
‎‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ available in Iranian bookstores

‎‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ available in Iranian bookstores

IBNA- The experimental novel, ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ (2017) by American writer George ‎Saunders, the story of the dead who want to come back home has been translated into ‎Persian and published. ‎

 
 
Persian language a way of boosting Iran-Pakistan cultural ties

Persian language a way of boosting Iran-Pakistan cultural ties

IBNA- Director of Persian language and literature department at Lahore College for ‎Women University Faliheh Zahra Kazemi said that the expansion of Persian language is a ‎way of boosting cultural ties between ...

 
 
Abbas Kiarostami

Website delivers Kiarostami’s view on poetry’s status ‎

IBNA- The Persian website of the late Iranian filmmaker Abbas kiarostami has uploaded ‎the video of his lecture in Basel, Switzerland in 2010 as he opines about the status of ‎poetry in Iran and the world.‎

 
 
Greek students of Persian language graduated

Greek students of Persian language graduated

IBNA- A course of Persian language and literature held by Iran's Cultural Attaché to ‎Greece and the graduates attended the final exam.‎

 
 
Iranian graphic novel ‘Jamshid; Sunset’ to be published in English

Iranian graphic novel ‘Jamshid; Sunset’ to be published in English

IBNA- The English translation of ‘Jamshid; Sunset’, an ‎Iranian graphic novel series will ‎be released by British Markosia Publishing. ‎

 
 
‎“Illustration in Shahnameh” to be attended by Mojabi ‎

‎“Illustration in Shahnameh” to be attended by Mojabi ‎

IBNA- The meeting “Illustration in Shahnameh” will be held jointly by Association of ‎Iranology and Faculty of Literature and Humanities of Tehran university in which ‎Iranian noted poet and painter Javad Mojabi ...

 
 
Book House CEO meets authors and publishers of Yazd

Book House CEO meets authors and publishers of Yazd

IBNA- In his meeting with the authors and publishers of Yazd, CEO of Iran’s Book House ‎Institute Niknam Hosseinipour stressed on underlining the works of noted Iranian ‎authors at international awards.‎

 
 
Iranian poetry book ‘The Last Bird’ published in Baku

Iranian poetry book ‘The Last Bird’ published in Baku

IBNA- A selection of works by Iranian poet Garous Abdol-Malekian titled ‘The Last Bird’ ‎has been published in a bilingual Azeri-Persian edition and released in Baku, Azerbaijan. ‎

 
 
‎‘Decoded’ by Chinese writer Mai Jia to be unveiled

‎‘Decoded’ by Chinese writer Mai Jia to be unveiled

IBNA- The Persian translation of the novel ‘Decoded’ by Mai Jia as well as the Chinese ‎translation of the celebrated Iranian novel ‘Symphony of the Dead’ by Abbas Ma’roufi ‎will be unveiled in Tehran University....

 
 
‎‘Family Tales from Tehran’ released in English

‎‘Family Tales from Tehran’ released in English

IBNA- The English book ‘Family Tales from Tehran’ by Iranian author Manijeh ‎Badiozmani offers 46 vignettes chronicling the author’s childhood in Iran and visits back ‎to Tehran over the years.‎

 
 
Iranian book of poems to participate at FICEP Festival

Iranian book of poems to participate at FICEP Festival

‎‘The Journal of Love’, a book of poems by the late Iranian poet Afshin Yadollahi which ‎has been translated into French will participate at the prestigious FICEP Literary ‎Festival in France.‎

 
 
Ali Nasirian, third from left

Diaries of celebrated actor to be published ‎

IBNA- Diaries of Ali Nasirian (1935) is scheduled to be published as a book by Iran’s ‎Academy of Arts.‎

 
 
‎‎‘The Wren’ by Nuri Güntekin at Iranian book market ‎

‎‎‘The Wren’ by Nuri Güntekin at Iranian book market ‎

IBNA- The novel ‘The Wren’ (Çalıkuşu) by Turkish author and playwright Reşat Nuri ‎Güntekin (1889-1956) has been translated into Persian and reached in Iranian Book ‎Market. ‎

 
 
Book features works by English language poets in Persian

Book features works by English language poets in Persian

IBNA- ‘All I Loved, I Loved Alone’, is a book featuring poems by noted English language ‎poets such as Alan Poe, Hemingway, Atwood and Yates translated into Persian by Abbas ‎Ganjavi is released.‎

 
 
‎“Sa’di and Schiller Conference” due in Tehran

‎“Sa’di and Schiller Conference” due in Tehran

IBNA- On the occasion of Sa’di’s commemoration day, “Sa’di and Schiller Conference” ‎will be held in Tehran on Tuesday, April 16.‎

 
 
A new Persian translation of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ published

A new Persian translation of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ published

IBNA- A new Persian translation of William Shakespeare masterpiece tragedy play ‎‎‘Romeo and Juliet’ by Abbas Goudarzi has been published. ‎

 
 
Wordless German novel ‘Destiny’ published in Iran ‎

Wordless German novel ‘Destiny’ published in Iran ‎

IBNA- ‘Destiny’, a wordless novel by the eminent German painter Otto Nückel (1888-‎‎1955) on the miseries of a lonely woman published in Iran.‎

 
 
Ottessa Moshfegh‎

Ottessa Moshfegh’s novel vying for Wellcome Prize ‎

IBNA- ‘My Year of Rest and Relaxation’, a novel by Iranian-American writer Ottessa ‎Moshfegh’s is among the six titles shortlisted for the £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize. ‎

 
 
Belgrade University opens Persian studies center ‎

Belgrade University opens Persian studies center ‎

IBNA- A center for Persian studies was opened at the University of Belgrade by Iran’s ‎cultural attaché in Serbia and the Sa’di Foundation in Iran.‎

 
 
‎‘Iranian Cinema’ published in Turkey

‎‘Iranian Cinema’ published in Turkey

IBNA- The book, ‘Iranian Cinema’ by Turkish film expert Riza Oylum has been recently ‎published by Seyyah Publishing in Istanbul. ‎

 
 
Fourth novel by Romain Puertolas at Iranian book market

Fourth novel by Romain Puertolas at Iranian book market

IBNA- ‘An Entire Summer without Facebook’, the fourth novel by French author ‎Romain Puertolas which has released in Iranian market is rather a tribute to the history ‎of world literature than a crime novel. ‎

 
 
‎“Night of Tajikistan” program due‎

‎“Night of Tajikistan” program due‎

IBNA- The Program “Night of Tajikistan” which will unveil the book ‘Ulugzada and ‎National Culture’ is a scheduled to be held at ECO Cultural Institute in Tehran on ‎Sunday, March 3. ‎

 
 
Book on modern Iranian poet Bijan Jalali released ‎

Book on modern Iranian poet Bijan Jalali released ‎

IBNA- 'Bijan Jalali, His Poetry and Our Heart' is a book on the life and career of modern ‎Iranian poet Bijan Jalali (1927-2000) by Kamyar Abedi, released by Jahan-e Ketab ‎publishing in Tehran.‎

 
 
Ruth Rendell’s last novel available in Iranian bookstores

Ruth Rendell’s last novel available in Iranian bookstores

IBNA- ‘The Girl Next Door’, the last novel by noted British thrillers and murder ‎mysteries writer Ruth Rendell has been translated into Persian and is available in ‎Iranian bookstores. ‎

 
 
German artist’s ‘Tribute to Hafez’ paid in Isfahan

German artist’s ‘Tribute to Hafez’ paid in Isfahan

IBNA- Isfahan Contemporary Art Museum is hosting the exhibition ‘Tribute to Hafez’ by ‎German artist Gunther Uecker featuring 42 works which offer a new reading of the ‎legendary Iranian poet’s work. ‎

 
 
Addison Allen’s novel printed in Persian

Addison Allen’s novel printed in Persian

IBNA- ‘The Girl Who Chased the Moon’ by the American author Sarah Addison Allen, ‎New York Times bestselling writer has been translated into Persian and published.‎

 
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