IBNA- September 18th marks the birth anniversary of the outstanding British writer and critic Samuel Johnson (1709-1748) known in Iran for his book, ‘The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia.’
IBNA- In his travelogue, Italian author Pietro Della Valle who visited Iran in 1618 described the Muharram mourning ceremony held in our country with all rites and features of the event.
IBNA- An Iranian shoemaker believes that offering books to customers in his stall while he is repairing their shoes plays a role in book promotion.
IBNA- Iran’s Culture Minister issued an order appointing his Deputy Mohsen Javadi as the director of the 32nd Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF).
IBNA- Persian translation of the children book ‘Something From Nothing’ by noted American/Canadian writer Phoebe Gilman has been reprinted for the fifth time and is sold in Iranian bookstores.
IBNA- For his new album, well-known German electronic musician Schiller is collaborating with Iranian musicians while the actress Niloufar Parsa declaimed a ghazal by Hafez in his work.
IBNA- Known as a poet who wrote fiction, D. H. Lawrence is among the leading writers of the 20th century whose several works have been rendered into Persian.
IBNA- During the ceremony of “Iran's Day” which was held yesterday at the 31st Moscow International Book Fair (MIBF), the Russian translation of Iranian novel 'The Three Priests' was unveiled.
IBNA- Directors of Iran’s Book House Institute (IBHI) and ECO Cultural Institute signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation between the two entities at a meeting in Tehran on Wednesday.
IBNA- Eminent French Iranologist and linguist professor Gilbert Lazard passed away in Paris on Friday. He was 98.
IBNA- Director of the 31st Moscow International Book Fair (MIBF) Sergey V. Kaykin visited Iran’s stand at this event yesterday.
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- The 21st International Conference on Cultural Studies and Art Philosophy will be held in Barcelona on May 23-24.
IBNA- The 31 Moscow International Book Fair (MIBF) scheduled for September 5-9 will showcase 300 titles of Iranian books.
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.