Iran's Book News Agency (IBNA) 8 Feb 2010 - 17:27 http://www.ibna.ir/en/naghli/62216/the-world-book-of-the-year-laureates-announced -------------------------------------------------- Title : The World Book of the Year laureates announced -------------------------------------------------- The laureates of the 17th World Book of the Year have been announced. The awarded writers are from Greece, Netherlands, France, United States, Britain, Germany, Egypt, Russia, Italy, Denmark, Turkey, Georgia, Tajikistan and Spain. Text : IBNA: 19 works were selected this year to be awarded the World Book of the Year. The writers of these books are from Greece, Netherlands, France, United States, Britain, Germany, Egypt, Russia, Italy, Denmark, Turkey, Georgia, Tajikistan and Spain. The list of the awarded books and writers are as follows: Jamshid Givnashvili: Best Researcher Dr Mahdi Mostafavi, the president's counselor and head of the organization for Islamic culture and relations: Alhoda Institute / Translating Iranian constitutional law into 30 languages Abdulaziz Sachedina: Islamic Biomedical Ethics Raul Gonzalez Bornez: El Coran Muhammad Abdel Haleem and Elsaid Badawi: Arabic-English Dictionary of Quranic Usage Johnny Cheung: Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb Amelie Kuhrt: The Persian Empire; A corpus of sources from the Achaemenid Period Kjeld Von Folsach: For the Privileged Few; Islamic Miniature Painting from the David Collection Joep Lameer: Conception and Belief in Sadr al-Din Shirazi Anna Contadini: Arab Painting Text and Image in Illustrated Arabic Manuscripts Mohammad Reza Darbandi and Antigoni Zournatzi: Ancient Greece and Ancient Iran; Cross-Cultural Encounters Mohammad Salam Makhshulov: Translation of Shahid Motahhari's Work into Russian Ramezan Motavalli: The translation of three classical Persian works into Arabic Mahmoud Abdolkarim: Translation of Abu Soleiman Banaketi into Arabic Oya Pancaroglu: Perpetual glory; Medieval Islamic Ceramics from the Harvey B. Plotnick Collection Stefano Russo and Mohammad Yazdani: Architettura Sostenible L'Altopiano Iranico