Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Zeytindağı’/‘Mount of Olives’ by Falih Rıfkı Atay (Pozitif Yayıncılık, 192 pages, 10 TL)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Gardens of Silihdar’ by Zabel Yessayan (AIWA Press, 163 pages, $20)
Publisher Harper announced Feb. 3 that "Go Set a Watchman," a novel the Pulitzer Prize-winning author completed in the 1950s and put aside, will be released July 14.
A week after HarperCollins stunned the literary world with news that Harper Lee is publishing a second novel, controversy rages about whether the reclusive, 88-year-old novelist is of sound mind.
Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi’s epic work, the “Masnavi,” will soon be published in Kurdish and Ottoman Turkish following translation work by the Konya Metropolitan Municipality Cultural and Social Affairs Department.
The ninth Ankara Book Fair opened on Feb. 20 at the ATO Congresium, receiving great interest from residents of the capital.
On request or for donation, the Turkish National Library sends thousands of books abroad every year, with the number of books and countries having increased threefold in 2014
FOLDED CORNER - 'Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms: Journeys into the Disappearing Religions of the Middle East’ by Gerard Russell (Basic Books, 352 pages, $29)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Heroin, Organized Crime, and the Making of Modern Turkey’ by Ryan Gingeras (Oxford University Press, 290 pages, £65)
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