Books & Art

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Balakian’s New Books Published by University of Chicago Press

Peter Balakian’s new books Ozone Journal (poems) and Vise and Shadow: Essays on the Lyric Imagination, Poetry, Art, and Culture have just been published by the University of Chicago Press. Cover of Ozone Journal The long poem in Balakian’s new book is a sequel to his acclaimed [more...]

June 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

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New Book: ‘The Ash Tree’

A “powerful and beautifully told” novel about one family’s journey out of the Armenian Genocide and its rebirth in California has been written by Daniel Melnick, Professor Emeritus of English at Cleveland State University. Cover of The Ash Tree Titled The Ash Tree, the novel is published by [more...]

May 29, 2015 // 1 Comment


Alex Baboian Releases New CD

A native of Belmont, Mass., jazz guitarist Alex Baboian and his band have released their debut album entitled “Curiosity.” The independently released album features Baboian’s original compositions and arrangements for trio and quintet. While the music is rooted in the jazz [more...]

April 8, 2015 // 1 Comment


Book Review: ‘Orhan’s Inheritance’

Special for the Armenian Weekly ‘Sometimes we have to be like a riverbank, twisting and turning along with the earth, withstanding swells and currents. Enduring.’ Book review: Orhan’s Inheritance By Aline Ohanesian Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, (April 7, 2015) 340 [more...]

April 7, 2015 // 5 Comments


Poem: That Night…

By Rouben Sevak Translated by Tatul Sonentz Who was to erase the memory of that afflicted night, Which I buried far away in the sands of a remote shore? There, in the dark, in front of me, a disconcerting sight, The old cedar tree on the street and the bare seashore.   And who told that woman, [more...]

April 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

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