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As Though Someone Is Laughing at Little Girls!

November 18, 2018 0

Written by Mehrnaz Shirazi-Adl From the short story collection That’s Perhaps the Only Way (شاید تنها راهش همین باشد) – Qatreh Publications, 2016. Translated from the Persian […]

PROFILE

Dariush Ashouri [b. 1938]

August 27, 2018 0

Bio Brief Dariush Ashouri (b. August 2, 1938, Tehran) is an eminent Iranian intellectual, linguist, translator, encyclopedist, sociocultural activist, and Hafezologist. Ashouri was born in […]

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PARERGON

Sohrab’s Way – by Martin Turner

October 7, 2017 0

  Graduated in psychology from the University of Exceter, Martin V. Turner (1948 – 2009) an educational psychologist, poet and translator. As a translator of a […]

PODIUM

Books that Changed My Life: Fereshteh Ahmadi

September 15, 2017 0

“Thrush in the Cage” written by Nima Youshij is the first book I borrowed after my first library subscription. I was only ten, and with this book I felt I seriously stepped into the world of readers. Under the influence of the big notebook on which my name was written, and the subscription paper that my teacher had to sign, I read the book even more carefully and gave a thought to the moral point of the story. Surprisingly not long after this feeling, another book push me into a completely different world: “Devilin theDusk”1. The cover showed the picture of a girl withblond hair who was running along a the street and a black car was chasing afterher.

PRISM

REMEMBRANCE OF POSTS PAST: JANUARY

  • Ahmad Samiee Guilani [b. 1920]

    Ahmad Samiee Guilani is an eminent writer, translator, and editor. He was born in February of 1920 in Sangelaj neighborhood, Tehran. Having received elementary and […]

  • Ali Akbar Dehkhoda (1879-1956)

    Today (February 26) coincides with the 60th death anniversary of the great author of the Persian Encyclopedia. Ali Akbar Dehkhoda was born in Tehran, 1879. […]

  • 10 Feb 2015

    1. Khalil Khatib Rahbar Passes Away Aged 92 Dr Khalil Khatib Rahbar was born in 1923 in Kerman and received his doctorate degree in Persian […]

  • Sadeq Hedayat Literary Awards

    Sadeq Hedayat Literary Awards was initiated in 2003 in honor of the 100th birthday of the great writer of The Bind Owl and since then it has been awarded to the Best Persian Short Stories.

  • The Balkh Festival

    Founded by Alhoda International Cultural, Artistic and Publishing Institute, the Balkh Festival tends to expand mutual cultural interests between Iranian and Afghan thinkers and writers by commemorating and awarding outstanding figures and achievements in this regard.

  • Bahman Farzaneh Dies Aged 75

      Veteran translator of works by Gabriel Garcia Marques and other outstanding works passed away a few hours ago in Taleghani Hospital having suffered from […]

  • Sadeq Hedayat [1903-1951]

    BIO BRIEF  Sadeq Hedayat was born in February 17, 1903 and was educated at Dar-ol-Fonoon (1914-1916) and the Lycée Français (French high school) in Tehran. […]

BOOKSHELF

  • Will Stand, We

    Will Stand, We Author: Mahsa Mohebali Publisher: Zaryab Pub., Persian Publication Date: 2016 240 pages From the Book The sound of falling dices disturbs you. […]

  • Fog

    Author: Kamran Mohammadi Publisher: Cheshmeh Publication Date: 2016 Available in other languages: No From the Book This is life: constant surprise. I no longer trust […]

  • The Oasis of Now

    The Oasis of Now: Selected Poems of Sohrab Sepehri Translators: Kazim Ali; Mohammad Jafar Mahallati Publication Date: October 2013 Publisher: BOA Editions ASIN: B00E257USY One should […]

  • Kalat Claimed

    Author: Bahram Bayzayi Translator: Manouchehr Anvar Publisher: Roshangaran (IR) Publication Date: 1984 (Persian); 2016 (English) ISBN: 978-964-194-117-0 AY BANU: [Attending to the wound]         […]

  • Kanizu

    Author: Moniru Ravanipour Publication Date: 1988, 2004 (English) Publisher: Niloofar (Persian); Mazda (English) If the mermaid curses, everyone will go down to the sea bottom, somewhere […]

  • Savushun

    Savushun (Suvashun) Author: Simin Daneshvar Publication Date: 1969 Available in other languages:  Yes [tr. M. R. Ghanoonparvar, Savushun, A Novel About Modern Iran, 1990; and […]

  • The Book of Isfahan

    Authors: Ali Khodaei, Arash Sadeqbeigi, Jafar Modarres-Sadeghi, Keyhan Khanjani, Mohammad Tolouei, Nasibeh Fazlellahi Publication Date: 2015;  Publisher: Ofoq Available in other languages: No The Book […]

  • The Cheese Forest

    Author: Fereshteh Ahmadi Publisher: Qoqnoos Publication Date: 2009 Available in other languages: No To discover the real cause of her father’s death, a girl embarks […]

  • Stutter

    Author: Amirhossein Yazdanbod Publisher: Ofoq; 2012 Available in other languages: No Stutter begins with the writer’s confession – that he has not written the story […]

  • The Baron’s Melancholy Blues

    Author: Asghar Abdollahi Publisher: Nilla; 2002 Available in other languages: No Asghar Abdollahi’s story revolves around the character of a young man working as a […]

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