IBNA- An exhibition titled “Not Far from School” held in Tehran concurrent with the start of the new school year, is showcasing books on the theme of school.
Iranian translator of the masterpiece screenplay ‘Citizen Kane’ Parviz Ta’eedi who was also a writer and director died in Tehran on Sunday. He was 81.
IBNA- A collection of short stories by the prominent writers throughout the world including James Joyce, Albert Camus, Leon Tolstoy and Alice Monroe has been translated into Persian and released.
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- 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- 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- 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.