Topic: Books

By Simon Callow LONDON (Guardian) — To review certain books seems like an impertinence. This is one of them. It speaks for itself with such clarity, certainty and wisdom that only one thing needs to be said: read it. And then read it[...]

NEW YORK — The Ruins of Ani published in 1910 in Constantinople has been published for the first time in an English edition — the translation by Peter Balakian and Aram Arkun, with an introduction by Balakian. The edition includes the[...]

By Robert Fisk Israeli historian Benny Morris doesn’t do things by half. The footnotes of his new book on the 30-year genocide of Christians by their Turkish rulers, cowritten with his colleague Dror Zeevi, take up more than a fifth of[...]

LOS ANGELES — On Friday, March 22, Professor Taner Akçam (Clark University), will deliver a public lecture at noon at the University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, co-sponsored by[...]

FRESNO— Writer and broadcast journalist Paul Chaderjian will speak about his newly published book, Letters to Barbra, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, at Fresno State. The[...]

By Oliver Bullough What does the life of an Ottoman-born ethnic Armenian oil tycoon have to teach us about the modern world? Quite a lot, it turns out, judging by this fascinating biography of Calouste Gulbenkian, a dealmaker for the ages[...]

LOS ANGELES — A new book by Alice Nazarian, Bloodied, But Unbowed: A Memoir of the Ashur & Arshaluys Yousuf Family, has just been released by Nineveh Press. In this memoir, author Alice Nazarian tells the story of her parents and[...]

By Lucine Kasbarian These recently released titles were produced outside of mainstream publishing mechanisms. They remind us that Armenians can and should avail themselves of alternatives in order to achieve publication, avoid censorship[...]

WATERTOWN — Dr. Susan Pattie will present her newly published book, The Armenian Legionnaires: Sacrifice and Betrayal in World War I, at the AGBU New England Center, 247 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, on Thursday, November 29, at 7:30 p.m.[...]

MEDFORD, Mass. — Prof. Christina Maranci of Tufts University will present her newly published book The Art of Armenia: An Introduction (Oxford University Press) at the Tufts Alumnae Lounge, 40 Talbot Ave, Medford, on Thursday, October 4,[...]