Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Renowned Turkish poet Can Yücel will soon be getting a new tombstone, more than three years after his grave, which is located in the garden of his house in the beautiful Aegean town of Old Datça, was vandalized
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)
'Istanbul Mahallelerinde Bir Gezinti’ (A Trip through Istanbul’s Neighborhoods) by Hagop Baronyan, trans. P. Hilda Teller Babek
French auction house Pierre Berg & Associs said Wednesday it has withdrawn from sale a rare first edition of Hitler's "Mein Kampf" following a protest from a Jewish watchdog body.
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
‘Muslims in Modern Turkey: Kemalism, Modernism and the Revolt of the Islamist Intellectuals’ by Sena Karasipahi (I.B. Tauris, $30, 247 pages)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Cyprus: A Modern History’ by William Mallinson
The beach library, which is the first one in Turkey, has opened in Kumburnu Nature Park in the western province of Muğla’s town of Fethiye.
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