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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
“The Ideological Codes of the PKK,” the latest book by Turkish journalist Fikret Bilâ, which offers an in depth look into how the Syrian wing of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has managed to attract young recruits from the western world, has been published by Doğan Kitap in the English language
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Idiot’ by Elif Batuman (Penguin Press, 432 pages, $27)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Reimagining a Lost Armenian Home: The Dildilian Photography Collection’ by Armen T. Marsoobian (IB Tauris, 224 pages, $30)
Cemil Aydin speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his ambitious and provocative new book 'The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual History'
A Saudi novelist has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, becoming the third author in 10 years from the kingdom to grab the Arab world’s most prestigious literary award
Royalties paid to the family of late Turkish writer Sabahattin Ali will end in 2019, 70 years after his death. But since the year he died is contested and unknown, Culture Minister Nabi Avcı says the ministry is working on an arrangement to continue paying royalties to his family
Researcher Mehmet Kurt speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘Kurdish Hizbullah in Turkey: Islamism, Violence and the State’
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Great Questions of Tomorrow’ by David Rothkopf (TED Books/Simon & Schuster, 128 pages, $8)
John Freely, the well-known author of many history and travel books on Istanbul, Turkey and Greece, passed away on April 20 at age of 90.