Topic: Books

WASHINGTON — The Armenian National Institute (ANI) announced the release by the University of Toronto Press of a new edition of Centuries of Genocide: Critical Essays and Eyewitness Accounts. Extensively updated, the publication, which[...]

BELMONT, MA — March 15 was referred to by the Romans as “the Ides of March.” A day for settling debts, it became infamous as the date of the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 BC. Whether or not this day was chosen on purpose by[...]

“This is it, Iskender, efendi. The end,” Aram Bohjalian, an old friend of the Agha Boghos family, tells his buddy as the Turks capture the Armenian quarter in Ourfa and the whole city goes up in flames. “The one person who could save[...]

NEW YORK — The Literary Lights program will host an in-person event featuring Aram Mrjoian, editor of the anthology We Are All Armenian. He will be joined by the contributors to the volume Chris Bohjalian, Nancy Kricorian, Scout[...]

By Prof. Tessa Hofmann Special to the Mirror-Spectator Writing about genocide is one of the greatest literary challenges, especially when it involves one’s own or family experience. Most often, the crime closes the mouths of the[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will host an online program marking the publication of the first English translation of Soghomon Tehlirian’s memoir, Remembrances: The Assassination of[...]

WIESBADEN, Germany — The tug-of-war continues over Azerbaijan’s blockade of the Lachin Corridor, in the wake of demands by the International Court of Justice that it be lifted and the deployment of a European Union mission to the area.[...]

RYDE, Australia — The Pruning Fork is a new book by Arthur Hagopian, former journalist and foreign correspondent (AP, Reuters, The Canberra Times etc.)  in which he visualizes the end of hostilities between Israelis and Palestinians[...]

YEREVAN / LOS ANGELES — Victoria Harwood Butler-Sloss is an Anglo-Armenian writer and actress. She was born in Devon, England in 1961 to an English father and Armenian mother. When she was 2, her family moved to Nicosia, Cyprus; then[...]

The world of Armenian literature is all the richer for the compilation of renowned poet Vahe-Vahian’s private letters, published posthumously in 2012, under the title The Heart of the Poet. The 441 letters assembled in the hefty volume[...]