Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Military Intervention and a Crisis of Democracy in Turkey: The Menderes Era and Its Demise’ by Mogens Pelt
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
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.
The National Library of İzmir needs more space because the number of its books exceeds 1 million. The current library building may become a book museum
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The House of Service: The Gülen Movement and Islam’s Third Way’ by David Tittensor
(Oxford University Press, $49, 272 pages)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Cyprus: A Modern History’ by William Mallinson
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.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Farewell to Salonica: City at the Crossroads’ by Leon Sciaky (Haus Books, $25, 262 pages)
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