Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer, who won the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature, has died at the age of 83, his publishing house Bonniers said on March 27.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Dogs are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan’ by Graeme Smith
American author and poet Maya Angelou, whose memoir 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings' earned her international acclaim with its unflinching account of rape and racism in the segregated South, died at age 86.
A team searching for the lost remains of Miguel de Cervantes has detected potential burial sites under a convent in Madrid
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The House of Service: The Gülen Movement and Islam’s Third Way’ by David Tittensor
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FOLDED CORNER - ‘Contemporary Kemalism: From Universal Secular-Humanism to Extreme Turkish Nationalism’ by Toni Alaranta
Orhan Pamuk has denounced the negligence of officials over last week’s mining disaster in Soma, adding that it is impossible not to criticize the government over its restrictions on freedom of speech.
The memory of late Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov was honored in Ankara as Kyrgyzstan’s president and senior governmental officials from Turkey attended the opening of monument.
'Istanbul Mahallelerinde Bir Gezinti’ (A Trip through Istanbul’s Neighborhoods) by Hagop Baronyan, trans. P. Hilda Teller Babek
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