IBNA- An influential Iranian painter and writer of art books Mohsen Vaziri Moghadam died of intestine cancer in Rome today. He was 94.
IBNA- The three-volume series, ‘Bardia and Goulakhs’ by Mahdi Rajabi which have been influenced by the works like ‘Lord of the Rings’ will be unveiled at a ceremony held by Ofogh Publishing in Tehran.
IBNA- Ehsan Yarshater, an eminent Iranologist, historian, linguist and professor of Columbia University passed away in California. He was 98.
IBNA- A key book by Jung’s distinguished collaborator Marie-Louise von Franz titled ‘The Feminine in Fairy Tales’ has been translated and released in Persian.
IBNA- Three Iranians, writer Farhad Hassanzadeh, translator Farzad Farbod and illustrator Nazanin Abbasi were honored at the 36th International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Congress in Athens.
IBNA- The French translation of masterpiece Persian satiric novel ‘My Uncle Napoleon’ by Iraj Pezeshkzad has been reprinted.
IBNA- French Publisher Circonflexe has released the children book, ‘The Stories of Iran’ by the New Zealander writer Elizabeth Laird and illustrated by Iranian artist Shirin Adl.
IBNA- ‘The Jewel of Seven Stars’ a novel by Bram Stoker, the celebrated Irish writer of Gothic horror fiction has been translated into Persian and released by Nashr-e Paidayesh publishing in Tehran.
IBNA- Writer of masterpiece plays such as ‘The Odd Couple’ and ‘Barefoot in the Park’, Neil Simon passed away in New York on August 26. He was 91.
IBNA- The 7th International Conference of Contemporary Religion Philosophy will be held by the philosophy department of Kharazmi University in Tehran.
IBNA- Tehran’s Book City Institute has organized Iran-Ukraine Cultural Dialogue Days in which two books translated in Ukrainian and Persian will be unveiled.
IBNA- The gathering of Iranian representatives in Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award including Houshang Moradi Kermani, Farhad Hassanzadeh Iranian nominees for Astrid Lindgren Award will be held in Tehran.
IBNA- A meeting in Tehran honored prominent Italian Iranologist and professor of Persian literature at Bologna University Gianroberto Scarcia who passed away in July.
IBNA- Distinguished Russian orientalist and Iranologist Vasily Bartold whose epithet is “Sheikh al-Mostashreghin” has left valuable the works in his fields of study.
IBNA- Reynold Nicholson was an eminent British orientalist and translator who introduced the works of Attar and Mowlana Rumi to the West.
IBNA- The unveiling ceremony of two books from the series, ‘King Flashypants’ by Andy Riley will be held in Tehran’s Book Garden on August 21.
IBNA- The second stand-alone crime novel by the acclaimed Norwegian author Jo Nesbø titled ‘The Son’ has been translated and released for Iranian audience.
IBNA- Iran’s Book House Institute (IBHI) will honor the veteran writer Jamal Mir-Sadeghi for his role in promoting Persian fiction literature.
IBNA- Two Iranian writers of children and young adults’ books Ali-Asghar Seyyedabadi and Jamshid Khanian were selected to represent our country in Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.
IBNA- Australian poet and Orientalist Paul Smith has translated the ghazals of the 14th century princess and Iranian poetess Jahan Malek Khatun into English.