Date: 6/12/2022 10:13:13 AM   News ID: 2057
Report on the 29th I.R. Iran`s World Book Award

Report on the 29th I.R. Iran`s World Book Award

This year, after the primary selection of more than 1600 books in different fields of Islamic and Iranian Studies, 97 books were assessed, from which 5 books entered the final stage of evaluation.

These evaluated books in the field of Islamic Studies include the following subfields: Acts and Life of the Prophet, Islamic Economics, Theology, Ethics, Translation of Qur&rsquoān, Jurisprudence & Islamic Law, Qur&rsquoānic Sciences, Qur&rsquoānic Studies & Interpretation, Philosophy & Mysticism, Contemporary Islam, History of Islamic Civilization, Shi&rsquoite Studies, Political Sciences in the World of Islam, Women&rsquos Rights, the History of Science, Art & Islamic Architecture. The evaluated books in the field of Iranian Studies include the following subfields: Pre-Islamic Iran, Military Sciences, Ancient Iranian Civilization, Handicrafts, Art & Iranian Architecture, Literary Criticism, Persian Language & Literature, Persian Literature & Poetry, Iranian Sociology, Manuscripts Studies, Contemporary History of Iran, History and Thought of the Islamic Revolution Thinkers, and Islamic Sufism.


The evaluated books have been written in English, French, German, Arabic, Chinese, Turkish and Bengali languages.

The winners are from USA, China, Germany, England and Bangladesh.


1. The Persian Mirror: Reflections of the Safavid Empire in Early Modern France, Susan Mokhberi, Oxford University Press, 2019.

2. 101 Middle Eastern Tales and Their Impact on Western Oral Tradition, Ulrich Marzolph, Wayne State University Press, 2020.

3. Baharestan-e Jami, Shen Yiming, Shangwu yinshu guan, 2019.

4. Poet and Poetry of Contemporary Iran, Shakir Sabur (Abdus Sabur Khan), Shova Prokash, 2020.

5. The Kaʿba Orientations: readings in Islam's ancient house, Simon O'Meara, Edinburgh University Press, 2020.