IBNA- A collection of short stories titled ‘Visible Stories’ by the eminent Iranian cartoonist Kambiz Derambkhsh with a preface by Javad Mojabi will be released in the coming days.
IBNA- Conductor of Iran’s National Orchestra, Farhad Fakhreddini who worked with the late musician Kamal Pour-Torab at the Conservatory of National Music said that Pour-Torab spent a lifetime to study music and compile books.
IBNA- Celebrated American writer of children’s book Lee Wardlaw, expressed her regret about the unauthorized publishing of her books in Iran adding that she enjoys listening to Persian language.
IBNA- The British author of the best-selling novel ‘The Lighthouse’ Alison Moore, expressed her pleasure at meeting the Iranian publisher of her work. She also praised the progressive character of the Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani.
IBNA- The celebrated Swiss writer Peter Stamm attended the 29th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) on its fourth day and said the writer is tasked with creating new worlds in the realm of literature not giving advice.
IBNA- The Armenian photographer and author living in Australia Nuran Zorlu, said that he looks for similarities between Islam and Christianity.
IBNA- Visiting the 29th Tehran International Book Fair, a Tehran University Professor Rafael Murillo said: “Leaving the publishers’ stand, I noticed some people riding bikes in the area which is a nice cultural move, refreshing the fair’s space.”
IBNA- The Iranian music composer and performer Keyvan Saket will participate this year in Tehran Book Fair with two books titled ‘Fifteen Elementary Chaharmezrabs’ and ‘Selected Applied Radifs of National Iranian Music’.
IBNA- A prominent Iranian figure in architecture and a UNESCO member in architecture Mahmoud Golabchi said that the book ‘Building Information Modelling BIM’ in Persian will be released at the 29th Tehran International Book Fair.
IBNA- Manouchehr Sotoudeh (PhD), Iranologist and geographer died on April 8 at Taleqani Hospital in Chalous, north of Iran.
IBNA- Lambert Publications released the book ‘Centers and Procedures of Copying Manuscripts in Persian Civilization’ by Habibollah Azimi in English.
IBNA- Chairman of the board of Iran’s Printing and Packaging Industry Exporters Union said that the relocation of Tehran International Book Fair to Shahr-e Aftab will promote book export to other countries.
IBNA- Noted Iranian scholar and poet Kewmars Monshizadeh suggests reading ‘Don Quixote’ and presenting it as a gift in Norouz, as he believes it’s superior to the works Shakespeare.
IBNA- An Iranian writer of children books believes that rituals and myths should be conveyed to children through literature.
IBNA- Prominent artist and writer Aydin Aghdashloo said that he thinks the most important event of the Iranian year 1394 was the release of the book series ‘The comprehensive History of Iran’ in 20 volumes.
IBNA- Managing Director of Tehran Municipality’s Organization for Investment and Public Participation said that Shahr-e Aftab (Sun City) Complex in the south of Tehran has all the standards and capacities for holding a book fair.
IBNA- Expressing grief over the death of Harper Lee, Persian translator of ‘Go Set a Watchman’ Vida Eslamieh said that she escaped slogans and wrote her true feelings which immortalized her in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’.
IBNA- The play ‘Pablo Picasso, the Man Who Painted Hell’ by Arnie Greenberg , translated by the eminent Iranian translator Goli Emami into Persian, was released.
IBNA- The Persian translator of ‘The rise of Modern Japan’, who was honored at the 33rd Iran’s Book of the Year Award said that this book makes a comparison between the Iranian and Japanese constitutional revolutions.
IBNA- Deputy director of the Book City Cultural Institute Ali Asghar Mohammad-Khani, pointed to the significance of honoring the late Persian language scholar Abolhassan Najafi announcing that a literature award will be held in his name.