Topic: Iranian literature

Deceased Iranian singer Mohammad Reza Shajarian (photo: Tasnim)

Obituary: Iranian singer Mohammad Reza Shajarian

The voice of the poets

Mahmoud Hosseini Zad (photo: Khabaronline)

Interview with Iranian translator Mahmoud Hosseini Zad

A naked image of the truth

Miniature from the Divan of Hafez, a.k.a. Khwaja Shams-ud-Din Muhammad Hafez-e Shirazi (photo: picture-alliance/CPA Media Co. Ltd)

Professor Nasser Kanani on the Persian poet Hafez

"The joyful audacity of his spirit, the melody of his poetry"

Iranian author Shahriar Mandanipour (source: author’s Facebook profile)

Book review: "Moon Brow" by Shahriar Mandanipour

The angels of war

Iranian bookshop owner Bijan Khalili from Los Angeles (photo: DW/Gero Schliess)

Contemporary Iranian literature

Reading outside the box

Iranian author Shokoofeh Azar (source: wilddingopress.com.au)

Book review: Shokoofeh Azar's "The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree"

Straight to the heart

Iranian author Pajand Soleymani (photo: private)

Book review: Pajand Soleymani's "Immer mit Zucker"

Bittersweet life

Tomb of the Persion poet Hafez in Shiraz, Iran (source: Wikimedia)

Book review: Stefan Weidner's ʺ1001 Books. The Literatures of the Orientʺ

The Middle East – a rich vein of world literature

Iranian author Amir Hassan Cheheltan (photo: Wolfgang Kumm/dpa)

Interview with Iranian author Amir Hassan Cheheltan

"Literature is based on politics and eroticism"

Iranian author Amir Hassan Cheheltan (photo: DW/A. Amini)

Book review: Amir Hassan Cheheltanʹs "Der standhafte Papagei"

History of a revolution

Iranian author Fariba Vafi (photo: Nashr-e Markaz)

Book review: Fariba Vafi′s "Der Traum von Tibet"

Women suffering in silence

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