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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
In her latest book ‘The Crossing,’ PEN award winning Syrian journalist Samar Yazbek gives an account of what she witnessed in Syria
Bibliopoles from across Turkey have gathered at the 9th Beyoğlu Bibliopole Festival in Istanbul, offering rare and old books, magazines and posters to visitors.
Author Diana Darke speaks to HDN about her book ‘My House in Damascus’ and the current state of war-torn Syria
Fans of one of the best known novels in the world, Antoine de Saint Exupery’s “Le Petit Prince” (The Little Prince), will have a chance to engage with the book in a new exhibition in Istanbul.
The theme for this year’s Istanbul Book Fair will be ‘Humor: Looking at Life with a Smile.’ The fair will also commemorate Aziz Nesin in his 100th birthday
Novelist Orhan Pamuk was presented with this year’s Erdal Öz Literature Prize at a special ceremony
Koç University Press has published a book titled “Nostoi. Indıgenous Culture, Migration and Integration in the Aegean Islands and Western Anatolia during the Late Bronze and Early Iron Age.”
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Shifting Sands: The Unraveling of the Old Order in the Middle East’ edited by Raja Shehadeh and Penny Johnson (Profile, 208 pages, £10)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘My House in Damascus: An Inside View of the Syrian Revolution’ by Diana Darke (Haus, 282 pages, £10)
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