Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Reckless’ by Hasan Ali Toptaş (Bloomsbury, $30, 336 pages)
Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami has started offering opinions and advice on queries from fans in an online agony uncle column, kicking things off by revealing his fears over hate speech and his own failing eyesight.
On the occasion of his 113rd birthday, legendary Turkish poet Nazım Hikmet will be commemorated with a series of events in Istanbul.
Doctors say the condition of the 92-year-old author is critical and his symptoms suggest pneumonia
On the anniversary of her death, we remember the dame of crime fiction, Agatha Christie, from the banks of the Golden Horn, by exploring the greatest mystery of her life: Her disappearance and how it links to the historic hotel of Pera Palace
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Turkey’s New Foreign Policy: Davutoğlu, the AKP and the Pursuit of Regional Order’ by Aaron Stein (Routledge, 105 pages, $42)
In a city largely devoid of public libraries, Istanbul’s Atatürk Library has literally become a beacon in the night for bibliophiles after it became Turkey’s first library to keep its doors open around the clock.
A new book by HDN writer Niki Gamm has been published by Çitlembik Publications. Titled “White Plume,” the book describes the story of 12-year-old Charles Henby.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Madman of Freedom Square’ (Comma Press, £10, 96 pages) and 'The Iraqi Christ' (Comma Press, £10, 144 pages) by Hassan Blasim, translated by Jonathan Wright
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