IBNA- Deputy Culture Minister Seyyed Abbas Salehi attended Farhang-e Mo`aser bookstore Thursday and talked about the measures taken by this ministry regarding the proliferation and publishing of unauthorized books.
IBNA- Iranian writer and literary critic Shahram Eqbalzadeh believes that literature is a key element for uniting all ethnic Iranians and teaching literature to children in their mother tongue creates more solidarity among the nation.
IBNA- Mar Narsai Benjamin, Bishop of the Assyrian Church of the East, said that Some Assyrians do not speak Assyrian language, and Muslim writers can compile books in the framework of Assyrian teachings.
IBNA- ‘Architecture and Art Studies: History and Views’ by Mehrdad Qayoumi Bid-Hendi by Rozaneh Publications. The book includes articles by experts, Golrou Najib Oghlou, Arthur Pope, Mahdi Golchin Arefi, Negar Sabouri, Mahdi Sahra-Gard and others.
IBNA- Speaking on the advantages of holding the 1st Iran EBooks’ Fair, Deputy Culture Minister Seyyed Abbas Salehi said that this event provided an opportunity to realize supplementary sources which help readership in the country.
IBNA- Prominent Iranian writer Mahmoud Dowlatabadi says that digital publishing is not helpful for the books; on the contrary the publication of books in websites has trammeled the rights of the writers and publishers.
IBNA- Head of the Iranian Department of Environment Ma’soumeh Ebtekar said that Special media such as IBNA are carrying out a very important task and have a great responsibility to promote reading and so do a valuable work.”
IBNA- Discussing the novel ‘The Palace of Dreams’ by noted Albanian writer Ismail Kadare, the Persian translator of this work says that this book is a critical work reviewing the communist system in Eastern European countries.
IBNA- Head of Iran’s Culture, Art and Communications Institute announced the publication of a series of 10 volumes on reviewing the negative characteristics of Iranians according to the foreign travelogues.
IBNA- Public Relations Director of Computer Research Center of Islamic Sciences Gholamreza Rahmani said that the software produced by this center on Islamic teachings will soon be available on the market.
IBNA- The two-volume book ‘The Documentation of Historical Baths in Isfahan’ along with the three-volume book ‘The Documentation of Historical Schools in Isfahan’ explored by Leila Pahlavanzadeh will be published.
IBNA- The book ‘I Think with My Eyes: Visual Theatre of Robert Wilson’ penned by the literary translator Reza Shirmarz explores the works by Robert Bob Wilson, the leading American experimental theater stage director.