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USA – Virginia Parobek (Lancaster, Ohio – photo) and World Literature Today: „The Book of Whispers”, a hypnotic voice

USA - Virginia Parobek (Lancaster, Ohio - photo) and World Literature Today: „The Book of Whispers”, a hypnotic voice Far too little is written about or by the Armenian peoples. Granted, the Republic of Armenia is a small country (population: 3 million), sitting adjacent to Turkey, whose Ottoman Empire started the infamous Armenian genocides in 1915. The genocide involved the Ottomans’ systematic extermination of 1.5 million Armenians between 1915 and 1919 (this history not yet a reconcil...

El libro de los susurros es citado en un comentario sobre el amor por los caballos

El libro de los susurros es citado en un comentario sobre el amor por los caballos „Cuando las guerras terminaban –cuenta Varujan Vosganian en El libro de los susurros– en el campo de batalla quedaban solamente los caballos muertos. Nadie los recogía pese a que la historia de los hombres es en gran medida la historia de los caballos.” AMOR POR LOS CABALLOS Rafael Baena Ciertas personas de cuatro patas Luna Libros 2014  El niño va montado sobre Panela, una vieja yegua mora...

The University of Innsbruck opened an article signed by Anna Maria Markowitz and Elisabeth Melkonyan (photo) with an excerpt from „Das Buch des Flusterns”

The University of Innsbruck opened an article signed by Anna Maria Markowitz and Elisabeth Melkonyan with an excerpt from „Das Buch des Flusterns” Die alten Armenier meiner Kindheit hatten dreierlei Ereignisse erlebt: Ereignisse, die sie mieden. Ereignisse, die sie erwartet hatten, und Ereignisse, die sie vollends unerwartet trafen. Sieht man sich die Sache genauer an, so können alle Umstände, die sie durchzustehen hatten, zur letzten Kategorie gezählt werden, denn die Ereignisse, die ...

Mark Movsesian (photo) and Law and Religion Forum signals the apparition of The Book of Whispers

Continuing our focus this week on Orthodox Christians, here is a new book from Yale University Press on the Armenian Genocide of 1915, an ethnic cleansing campaign against Armenian Orthodox Christians in Ottoman Turkey that also swept up Greek and Syriac Orthodox Christians, as well as Catholics and Protestants. The Book of Whispers, is by Romanian parliamentarian Varujan Vosganian. Here’s the description from the Yale website: A harrowing account of the Armenian Genocide documented through ...