“How does contagion work” by Italian writer Paolo Giordano published in Persian


TEHRAN – An e-book version of the latest book by Italian physicist and novelist Paolo Giordano “How Contagion Works: Science, Conscience and Community in Times of Global Crises” was recently published in Persian.

The book is currently available on Taaghche and Fidibo, two major Iranian institutes that create digital content services.

Translated by Mahya Bayat, the book was published by Borj Publications who acquired the copyright to the book from Giulio Einaudi Editore, an Italian publisher based in Turin.

“How Contagion Works” looks back on the crises following the coronavirus epidemic.

Writing from Italy in lockdown, Giordano explains how the disease is spreading in our interconnected world and why it matters and how it affects us.

Giordano is the author of the critically acclaimed “Like Family” and “The Human Body”, as well as the international bestsellers “The Solitude of Prime Numbers” and “Heaven and Earth”, which have been translated into several languages. .

In a video posted by some Iranian editors, Giordano urged the Iranian people to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

He also expressed his hope of making a trip to Iran after fears of coronavirus contagion subsided.

Photo: Cover of the Persian version of the book by Italian writer Paolo Giordano “How contagion works”.



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