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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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Armenian Genocide Novel Chosen as Amazon’s Best Book of April

LOS ANGELES—The Armenian Genocide novel, Orhan’s Inheritance, by Aline Ohanesian was recently chosen as Amazon’s Best Book of the Month for April 2015, listed alongside works by literary giants like Toni Morrison. Orhan’s Inheritance has also been selected by the independent book-selling [more...]

April 3, 2015 // 10 Comments

Cover of Operation Nemesis

New Book: ‘Operation Nemesis’

Operation Nemesis: The Assassination Plot that Avenged the Armenian Genocide By Eric Bogosian Little, Brown and Company April 21, 2015 $28.00 Hardcover | ISBN 9780316292085 | Click Here to purchase Operation Nemesis: The Assassination Plot that Avenged the Armenian Genocide on Cover of [more...]

March 27, 2015 // 4 Comments

Cover of Goodbye, Antoura

New Book: Karnig Panian’s ‘Goodbye Antoura’

April 24, 2015 marks the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, one of the most horrific events of the 20th century. Goodbye Antoura, by Karnig Panian, is one boy’s story. Cover of Goodbye, Antoura In 1915, 5-year-old Karnig Panian was living among his fellow Armenians in the Anatolian village of [more...]

March 25, 2015 // 5 Comments


Poem: Requiem

Hovhannes Tumanian, 1916 Translated by Tatul Sonentz And I stood up, as our ancient custom dictates, To summon peace for my butchered kinsmen’s souls, For hamlet and town, hill and dale from sea to sea, Cut down in thousands, demolished and lifeless… In the crimson flames of Armenia’s [more...]

March 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rev. Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian

Rev. Tootikian Publishes ‘Armenian Evangelical World Council’

By Dr. Robert Kachadourian Rev. Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian, the executive director of the Armenian Evangelical World Council, a veteran minister, university lecturer, and prolific writer, recently published his 37th book entitled, The Armenian Evangelical World Council. It consists of 33 chapters and [more...]

March 11, 2015 // 1 Comment

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Describing the Indescribable: 1915

The following is an excerpt from The Armenian Genocide: The Essential Reference Guide (Santa Barbara, ABC-CLIO, 2015), edited by Alan Whitehorn, to be published in April.   over of Whitehorn’s The Armenian Genocide: The Essential Reference Guide How does one “think about the [more...]

March 10, 2015 // 2 Comments


Poem: I Am Cricket . . .

I am cricket, Always singing Astride a nimble reed…   A drop of hope Deep inside me Turns to stream and Songs flow from my lips…   A shoot of flower, Grain of a dream, A lip of a cough Turn to a feast in my soul…   I am cricket, Always singing Through the night…   When [more...]

February 23, 2015 // 2 Comments

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