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 Famous Azerbaijani writer Maksud Ibrahimbeyov dies

The well-known Azerbaijani writer, playwright, screenwriter, People's Writer of Azerbaijan, a former MP Magsud Ibrahimbeyov, has died at the age of 80 years. Magsud Ibrahimbeyov was born on May 11, 1935 in Baku. He …

Frederic Beigbeder meets with Georgian readers

Yesterday, one of the book stores of Tbilisi hosted a meeting of the famous French writer and director Frederic Beigbeder with readers. On the same day a screening of the film 'Love Lives Three Years' and a …

Umberto Eco passes away

The well-known novelist and historian Umberto Eco has died at the age of 84. His relatives said he died in Italy, but provided no further details, RIA Novosti reports. Umberto Eco was born in …

Poet Zelimkhan Yagub dies in Azerbaijan

National poet Yagub Zelimkhan has died in Azerbaijan. According to the poet's secretary, Musa Nabioglu, it happened on Saturday at 16:00 local time. In addition to beingan ashug (folk singer and poet), Yagub …

Fazu Aliyeva passes away

The well-known Dagestani poet Fazu Aliyeva has passed away at the age of 82, the Administration of the government of Dagestan said. The head of Dagestan, Ramazan Abdulatipov, expressed condolences to …

 85th birthday of Chingiz Aitmatov

Today is the 85th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Soviet and Kyrgyz author writer, Chingiz Aitmatov, who was born in 1928 and died in 2008. Aitmatov was born in the village of Sheker. His …

Ashgabat hosts international book fair

Ashkhabad is hosting the tenth international book fair. It is the largest exhibition in the region: over 80 publishing centers from 19 states (including Turkey, Iran, the United States, Britain, Germany, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, …

Elchin Safarli: I was very warmly welcomed in Moscow

The International Book Fair in Moscow held a meeting with famous Azerbaijani writer Elchin Safarli. The writer told Vestnik Kavkaza that this is his first visit to the Moscow Book Fair and he is very happy with such a great …

170th anniversary of the birth of Kazakh poet Abay

170th anniversary of the birth of Kazakh poet, writer, public figure, composer, founder of Kazakh written literature and its first classic, Abay. He brought the people of Kazakhstan the new system of thought and knowledge, has become a bridge …