Category: Books

Yerevan Literary Critic Ter-Khachatryan Speaking in New Jersey, Boston, Glendale in August on Van Artist and Freedom Fighter Panos Terlemezian

Yerevan Literary Critic Ter-Khachatryan Speaking in New Jersey, Boston, Glendale in August on Van Artist and Freedom Fighter Panos Terlemezian

WATERTOWN – Yervand Ter-Khachatryan, a prominent literary critic from Armenia, will be in the United States on a book tour sponsored by the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) of the United States and Canada. He will speak in New Jersey on August 4, Watertown on August 6, and Glendale on August 16, and will be hosted […]

Excerpts from Zabel Yessayan Books to Appear in New Cambridge Literary Journal

Excerpts from Zabel Yessayan Books to Appear in New Cambridge Literary Journal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The new literary journal Pangyrus includes several pieces by the Armenian feminist writer Zabel Yessayan in its recently-released third issue. Originally published in 2015 as an online journal, Pangyrus appears in this third issue in hard copy as well as online. The Yessayan pieces consist of a chapter titled “My Home,” from […]

Armenian Assembly Hosts Discussion with Chris Bohjalian in Los Angeles

Armenian Assembly Hosts Discussion with Chris Bohjalian in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The Armenian Assembly of America in April hosted a discussion and book signing with critically-acclaimed novelist Chris Bohjalian, the #1 New York Times bestselling author. Aline Ohanesian, herself an acclaimed writer, moderated the event, which was followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience. After the discussion, guests had an opportunity to have books […]

Aram Kaloosdian’s Book on Life and Death of Tadem Continues to Receive Praise

Aram Kaloosdian’s Book on Life and Death of Tadem Continues to Receive Praise

WASHINGTON — The Armenian National Institute announces that Robert Aram Kaloosdian’s book, Tadem: My Father’s Village Extinguished during the 1915 Armenian Genocide, was reviewed in the April 2017 issue of Holocaust and Genocide Studies, the premier journal of the discipline published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. In […]

NAASR and AIWA Present Lecture on Armenian Author Zareh Vorpouni

NAASR and AIWA Present Lecture on Armenian Author Zareh Vorpouni

BELMONT, Mass. — Translator and scholar Jennifer Manoukian will give a talk on the French Armenian author Zareh Vorpouni (1902-1980) on Thursday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m., at the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) Center, 395 Concord Ave., Belmont.  The lecture, titled “A Literary Renegade: Zareh Vorpouni and 20th-Century Western Armenian Literature in France,” […]

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 […]