IBNA- Translator of the book ‘Conversations with Writers’ into Persian, Vazrik Dersahakian said that the book is a summary of some interviews in the prestigious ‘Paris Review’ journal presented by prominent writers and poets.
IBNA- Author and critic Fathollah Beeniyaz believes that the reason why Iranian literati have failed to win the Nobel Prize is the lack of institutes here to translate their works into foreign languages.
IBNA- Mustafa Mohaddesi Khorasani says that Imam Khomeini is standing atop of knowledge and Islamic jurisprudence, and rigorous principles, and through his contemporary enlightenment, he gave a fresh and different meaning to our times.
IBNA- leading Iranian writer Mahmoud Dowlatabadi says although the young people are mostly engaged in computer and Internet, he is unwilling to publish his books online, because the situation of digital books in Iran is chaotic.
IBNA- The Iranian member of the Education Committee of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Abdol-Hossein Vahabzadeh, evaluated the production of books in the field of environment as favorable.
IBNA- Director of the executive committee of the 28th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) Hossein Safari said compared to its past editions, international section of this year fair showed to be more improved.
IBNA- Mahdi Omranlu, managing director of Avand-e Danesh Publications, and the selected publisher of the International (European Languages) section of the 28th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) said that over 30 criteria for selecting best publishers were considered.
IBNA- Stressing the need for strengthening relationship between Iranian and German publishers, Jessica Sanger, legal advisor and deputy chief of legal department of German Publishers and Booksellers Association said that sanctions are not good political tools.
IBNA- Senegal Ambassador to Iran Baba Karba announced the holding of a book fair in Senegal and invited the Iranians to take part in it. He also suggested the book ‘Maryam Anba’’ for translation into Persian.
IBNA- Former French cultural attaché to Tehran Jean-Claude Voisin said: “People’s warm reception of Tehran International Book Fair makes us excited, and I can say is an important event in the Middle East.”
IIBNA- The supervisor of books publications in the fields of history and heritage of Oman’s Ministry of Culture Khalid Habsi said that people’s enthusiasm for the 28th Tehran international Book Fair (TIBF) is very much.
IBNA- Visiting the 28th Tehran International Book Fair, noted translator and researcher Khashayar Deihimi said that Iran’s Publishers Association has effectively engaged in the fair and we see a better management in holding the Fair.”
IBNA- Head of Iran’s Biology House Mustafa Pouyan announced the release of the book ‘The Emperor of All Maladies’, the winner of Pulitzer Prize chosen by ‘The Guardian’, at Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF).
IBNA- Deputy Director of education and research at Iran’s Artists Forum, Sajjad Bagheban said that this institute is participating actively in Tehran Book Fair for the first time and has a large stand there.