IBNA- A ceremony to be held at Farhangan Complex in Tehran today will commemorate ‎noted Iranian translator and author Ahmad Golshiri who passed away earlier on August ‎‎1.‎
Tehran ceremony to commemorate Ahmad Golshiri
Several Iranian literati such as writer Siamak Golshiri (the son of Ahmad Golshiri and nephew of the prominent writer Houshang Golshiri), translator Asghar Nouri and writer Mehdi Yazdani Khorram among others will attend the event which is scheduled for 6 to 8 PM and will make their speeches .

Born in 1937 in Isfahan, Ahmad Golshiri was one of the most active literati of that city. He compiled a series titled 'Fiction and Fiction Review' in several volumes whose first volume was published in 1989.
Among his fiction translations are: ‘Hunger’ (1890) by Knut Hamsun; ‘Nine Stories’ (1953) by Jerome David Salinger; ‘Pedro Paramo’ (1955) by Juan Rulfo; ‘In Evil Hour’ (1962) by Gabriel García Márquez; ‘Missing’ (1981) by Ariel Dorfman and ‘Who Killed Palomino Molero?’ (1986) by Mario Vargas Llosa.
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