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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 - ‘Kurdish Hizbullah in Turkey: Islamism, Violence and the State’ by Mehmet Kurt (Pluto Press, 208 pages, £54)
‘Asterix and the Race through Italy,’ the 37th story in a series that has been a global publishing phenomenon for over half a century, will hit the shelves on Oct 19
Libraries will remain open for longer hours, Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avcı has announced during Turkey’s annual Libraries Week, noting that the extended opening times would first be rolled out in Istanbul.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe’ by Kapka Kassabova (Granta, 379 pages, £15)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Jihad and Death: The Global Appeal of Islamic State’ by Olivier Roy, translated by Cynthia Schoch (Hurst, 130 pages, £16)
A one-day symposium titled “Translating Ahmet Ümit into Foreign Languages” will be held on April 7 at Okan University’s Beyoğlu campus. The symposium will be attended by 11 translators from various countries.
Author Kapka Kassabova speaks to HDN about her new book on life on the border between Turkey, Greece and Bulgaria, ‘Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe’
Iran’s Culture and Islamic Guidance Ministry has given permission for the publication of “Madonna in a Fur Coat” (Kürk Mantolu Madonna), a 1943 work by celebrated Turkish author Sabahattin Ali, on the condition that the verb “kiss” be removed from the book, daily Hürriyet has reported