Topic: Books

LONDON (The Guardian) — The Guardian newspaper has listed Russia-based Armenian writer Narine Abgaryan among Europe’s most exciting authors. Below is her story. A Russian writer of Armenian origin, Narine Abgaryan is already renowned[...]

BOSTON — The Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) announces the release of its latest book, Srpuhi Dussap’s pioneering Armenian feminist novel Mayda: Echoes of Protest. Published in 1883 in Istanbul, in the midst of an[...]

FRESNO — Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Berberian Coordinator of the Armenian Studies Program, announced that the English translation of Bedros Keljik’s Armenian-American Sketches has been published by the Armenian Series of The Press,[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — Prof. Peter Balakian and Aram Arkun, in their latest collaboration, the translation of a manuscript by Bishop Krikor Balakian, The Ruins of Ani: A Journey to Armenia’s Medieval Capital and Its Legacy, are using[...]

NEW YORK — Dr. David E. Gutman, associate professor of history at Manhattanville College, will present his recently published book, The Politics of Armenian Migration to North America, 1885-1915 (Edinburgh Univ. Press), at Columbia[...]

The Ruins of Ani: A journey to Armenia’s Medieval Capital and its Legacy By Krikor Balakian, Translated and edited by Peter Balakian with Aram Arkun By Mardean Isaac In June 1909, Krikor Balakian, a young Armenian priest, undertook a[...]

FRESNO — Dr. David Gutman will speak on “Sojourners, Smugglers, and Dubious Citizens: The Politics of Armenian Migration to North America, 1885-1915” on Tuesday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Business Center, Alice Peters[...]

YEREVAN — Postcards and photo albums of images of Ottoman Armenians and their cultural institutions have proliferated in recent years. Following this trend, Dr. Hayk Demoyan published a trilingual thematic album recently (2019) of[...]

WATERTOWN — Gourgen Manoukian is a multitalented artist. A painter, he has not only created watercolors and oils, but also done set design for films and graphic arts. Born in Yerevan in 1937 from a family of refugees from Van (his[...]

By John Williams Chris McCormick’s new novel, The Gimmicks, contains what might seem like a few gimmicks of its own, including forays into the worlds of competitive backgammon and professional wrestling. But those subcultures,[...]