Topic: Books

FRESNO —Dr. James Russell will speak on Misak Medzarents: The Complete Lyric Poems at 7 p.m. (Pacific time) on Thursday, March 11. The presentation is part of the Spring 2021 Lecture Series of the Armenian Studies Program. Misak[...]

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Dr. Kevork Bardakjian retired and became an emeritus professor of Armenian languages and literatures in May 2020 after holding the Marie Manoogian Chair of Armenian Language and Literature at the University of[...]

“That’s how the world is arranged: they can take anyone’s freedom from him, without a qualm. If we want to take back the freedom which is our birthright — they make us pay with our lives and the lives of all whom we meet on the[...]

YEREVAN/NOVATO, Calif. — Alice Calaprice was born in Berlin in 1941 to a German father and Armenian mother. Her grandfather Artasches Abeghian was one of the brilliant Armenian intellectuals of the first half of the 20th century. He[...]

WATERTOWN — Ohan Press has released From Kessab to Watertown: A Modern Saga as an e-book on Kindle (at amazon.com) for $4.99. It has been revised and expanded for its 25th anniversary since its original release as a paperback in 1996.[...]

SAN DIEGO — Cadenza by Lisa Kirazian, the third and final book of “The Music We Made” novel series, has been released by Laurel Publications and is available on Amazon.com. The books follow three generations of the Driscoll[...]

The Girl from Cairo is a memoir covering Peggy Hinaekian’s early life in Cairo, Montreal, Boston and Manhattan, from 1940 to 1960. It is a riveting story of an Armenian girl born and raised in Egypt, her trials and tribulations, her[...]

FRESNO — The Fresno State Armenian Studies Program Director Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian announced recently the publication of Dr. Vahram Shemmassian’s The Armenians of Musa Dagh: From Obscurity to Genocide Resistance and Fame[...]

At a time of COVID 19 and chilling events in Armenia, a welcome respite may come in the form of a fun new murder mystery by one of our own. Tina Kashian grew up on the Jersey Shore where her parents owned an Armenian restaurant. Her inside[...]

The publication of this English translation of Armenian-American Sketches by Bedros Keljik is a landmark in the literary life of our community. When the Armenian-American community transitioned to being predominantly English-speaking in[...]