Topic: Books

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,[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — A new anthology of academic papers, Collection of the Conference Papers Dedicated to the 90th Anniversary of Academician Vladimir Barkhudaryan, was published recently by the[...]

LONDON — I Ask You, Ladies and Gentlemen is Leon Surmelian’s personal tale of deep sorrow and profound gratitude, of terrible loss and a lively embrace of life itself. The out-of-print book, first published in 1945, a bestseller in its[...]

FRESNO — The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) announced that Houri Berberian’s Roving Revolutionaries: Armenians and the Connected Revolutions in the Russian, Iranian, and Ottoman Worlds (Oakland: UC Press, 2019) and Heghnar Zeitlian[...]

NEW YORK — Roslin Press, a New York-based publishing house known for its Western Armenian publication of The Chronicles of Narnia recently announced its latest publication – Piso, an illustrated book series for children ages 2 and[...]

By Gayane Ghazaryan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN – On October 20, a presentation of the newly published Yes Im Anoush Hayastani by Yeghishe Charents, a book containing the translation of the famous poem of this name[...]