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- CEO of Iran’s Book House Institute Majid Gholami Jaliseh described the most important programs which are held for the first time in the Twenty- third Edition of the Book Week.
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- The book ‘Oral History of Poetry in a Dialogue with Mohammad Ali Sepanlou’ will be on the market by Salles Publications after being approved by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.
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 – The Persian book ‘Introduction to Grammar and Dictionaries of Syriac, Aramaic and Assyrian Languages’, compiled by Sa’eed Hayati was released.
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.
IBNA- Prominent Tajbakhsh figure of Iran Dr. Hassan Tajbakhsh referred to Iran’s top veterinary publication in the neighboring countries and stressed the need to support the specialized publication.
IBNA- Following the demise of the founding figure of Amir Kabir Publication Institute in Iran Abdul-Karim Ja’fari, author and journalist Ali Dehbashi, said that Ja’fari could lead the Iranian publishing industry to a modern stage.
IBNA- An Iranian cardiologist, member of the American Heart Association Jamshid Baqeri pointed to the scientific competition among heart centers in Iran and the West saying that Iran’s medical community cares less about reading medical books.
IBNA- Secretary General of Molana International Festival stated that the Commemoration of Jalal al-Din Mohammad Molavi (Rumi) is due and this year’s topic of the festival is ‘Rumi’s Mysticism for the World Peace’.
IBNA- Veteran translator Nourollah Moradi announced the release of the Persian translation of the five-volume ‘Encyclopedia of Globalization’ with an introduction by George Ritzer, published by Elmi O Farhangi Publications in Tehran.
IBNA- Critic and translator of literature and philosophy books into Persian Abdol-Ali Dastgheib said that the cornerstone of establishing ‘Book Review’ journals has been laid in Iran’s Book House for long.
IBNA- Religious author and researcher Hojjat ul-Eslam Javadi Mohadesi believes that study and writing about the practical aspects of Shi’ite Imams lives is necessary and demands special consideration.
IBNA- An scholar of contemporary history Lotfollah Ajdani believes that the main reason for the lack of a comprehensive analysis of the Constitutional Movement and its accomplishments and failures is the ideological look at history.
IBNA- Afghan poet and the deputy of Afghanistan’s House of Literature in Iran Mohammad Sorour Rajayi says that book market in his country is dominated by the Iranian works.