Category: Books

TCA Hosts Debut Presentation of Khatchkar

TCA Hosts Debut Presentation of Khatchkar

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Acclaimed photographer Hrair “Hawk” Khatcherian’s new book Khatchkar made its United States debut in an event hosted by the Tekeyan Cultural Association of Greater New York on Friday, March 3 at the TCA Center in Englewood Cliffs. Khatcherian spoke about the images featured in Khatchkar, his 14th publication, which includes stunning […]

BOOK REVIEW:  Erdogan Indicted: David L. Phillips’ An Uncertain Ally: Turkey Under Erdogan’s Dictatorship (Transaction Publishers, 2017)

BOOK REVIEW: Erdogan Indicted: David L. Phillips’ An Uncertain Ally: Turkey Under Erdogan’s Dictatorship (Transaction Publishers, 2017)

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff As the publisher’s website for An Uncertain Ally proclaims, the book is an outright indictment of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, current president of the Republic of Turkey, who is referred to as a dictator. It is not a scholarly study, but rather a political history concluding with policy recommendations for the […]

New Genocide Memoir Presented at Diocese’s Zohrab Center 

New Genocide Memoir Presented at Diocese’s Zohrab Center 

NEW YORK — The Eastern Diocese’s Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center hosted a book presentation by Adrienne Alexanian, editor of her late father’s newly published memoir, Forced into Genocide: Memoirs of an Armenian Soldier in the Ottoman Turkish Army, on Thursday, April 6. Ms. Alexanian’s father, Yervant Alexanian, was conscripted into the Ottoman Army in […]

Tiniest Patients with Biggest Problems Saved by Dr. Kris Guleserian

Tiniest Patients with Biggest Problems Saved by Dr. Kris Guleserian

DALLAS — What is it like to hold the beating heart of a two-day-old child in your hand? What is it like to counsel distraught parents as they make some of the most difficult decisions of their lives? Noted pediatric heart surgeon Dr. Kristine Guleserian has opened up her OR, and her career, to author […]

Anahid Literary Prize Winner Peelle Celebrates Release of Novel with Revue Readings

Anahid Literary Prize Winner Peelle Celebrates Release of Novel with Revue Readings

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Acclaimed author Lydia Peelle will be celebrating the publication of her first novel The Midnight Cool (published January 2017 by Harper, a division of HarperCollins) with a string of appearances featuring a variety of music, readings and mixed media. The revue travels to Powerhouse Arena, 28 Adams St., in Brooklyn on March […]

Billboards Commemorating Armenian Genocide Go up in Greater Boston

Billboards Commemorating Armenian Genocide Go up in Greater Boston

BOSTON — Peace of Art has launched its annual campaign of awareness for the Armenian Genocide.  Starting March 10 to April 30, the group has put up billboards at seven locations, including Rte. 1A in Lynn, Rte. 1 in Malden, 495 in Methuen, and on April 1, on South East Expressway in Boston. Peace of Art www.peaceofart.org will display a […]

City of Orphans by Nora Nercessian: Book Review

City of Orphans by Nora Nercessian: Book Review

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff The destruction of the Armenian Genocide manifested itself in countless ways. One was the huge number of children left orphaned. The largest orphanage in the world at that time was created as a result. In 2016, after nearly a century, Nora N. Nercessian published the first monographic study of this […]

Hovannisian Volumes on Van and Bitlis-Mush Published in Turkish

Hovannisian Volumes on Van and Bitlis-Mush Published in Turkish

LOS ANGELES — Two volumes, Armenian Van and Armenian Bitlis & Mush, have been released in Turkish translation by Aras Publishers in Istanbul. Both volumes, edited by Richard G. Hovannisian, are from the UCLA international conference series “Historic Armenian Cities and Provinces,” begun by Hovannisian in 1997. The first conference focused on Armenian Van/Vaspurakan (first […]