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The Volume „Historical moments in the History of Europe” includes a study about The Book of Whispers

Dana Sala, in the article “Cartea Şoaptelor, by Varujan Vosganian: The Palimpsest of Collective Memory”52, focuses on the relationship between history and otherness. In this book the author identifies three paradoxes. Thus “The first paradox is about the relationship between the dead ones and their descendants, between death and life inside a community”53. The author points out that the second paradox is about suffering.54 Last but not least, the authors points out: “A third paradox i...

An impressive study appeared in School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London (photo) (summer 2017.)

Quiet Voices, Faded Photographs: Remembering the Armenian Genocide in Varujan Vosganian’s ‘The Book of Whispers’ ANDREEA MIRONESCU ‘ Alexandru Ioan Cuza’ University of Iasi, Department of Interdisciplinary Research in Social Sciences and Humanities ABSTRACT Drawing on concepts such as post-genocide literature, postmemory (Marianne Hirsch), and resonance (Aleida Assmann), this paper discusses a third-generation narrative of the Armenian genocide, namely Varujan Vosganian...

The Book of Whispers – an international phenomenon

„Cartea șoaptelor - un fenomen internațional” Prestigioasa editură americană Yale University Press a început campania de promovare a versiunii în limba engleză a Cărții șoaptelor, versiune tradusă de Alistair Ian Blyth și care va apărea la începutul anului viitor. http://yalebooks.co.uk/display.asp?k=9780300223460 Iată și coperta cărții:

Alex Stefănescu, literary critic: „The way in wich Vosganian combines the great and the small history could bring to him the Nobel Prize for literature!

Alex Stefănescu, literary critic: „The way in wich Vosganian combines the great and the small history could bring to him the Nobel Prize for literature! Lansarea „Copiiilor războiului” la București Alex Ștefănescu: „Pentru modul în care împletește marea istorie cu mica istorie a oamenilor simpli, Vosganian merită Premiul Nobel pentru literatură!”

Negustorul Bobârcă din Focșani, unul dintre eroii Cărții șoaptelor, a împlinit 91 de ani!

The merchant Bobârcă from Focshani, one of the heroes of The Book of Whispers, celebrates his 91th anniversary! Băcănia lui Bobârcă vindea vestita „Cremă de Focșani”! O găsiți în Cartea șoaptelor (ediția top 10) la pagina 64! https://www.ziaruldevrancea.ro/jurnalism-cetatenesc/1588835136-amintiri-din-vechiul-focsani-mare-a-unirii-colt-cu-republicii.html