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The Best Design Libraries in Istanbul
The Best Design Libraries in Istanbul

The Best Design Libraries in Istanbul

Some cities are permeated with a sense of life experiences. Nationalities disappear, civilizations grow and die, but their traces are always preserved somewhere. I go on an exploration of modern...
On the Experience of Reading
On the Experience of Reading

On the Experience of Reading

Comprising pleasant 37 articles, Where I'm Reading From discusses the special world centered around the book for the reader; the author's journey of writing a book and how the reader is included in...
Mythology for Kids
Mythology for Kids

Mythology for Kids

Rüya Takımı: Medusa’nın Pusulası (Dream Team: Medusa’s Compass) is a children’s novel written by Gülşah Elikbank. Suitable for kids between ages 8 and 12, the novel tells the story of...
Public Order among the Ottomans
Public Order among the Ottomans

Public Order among the Ottomans

Osmanlı İstanbul’unda Asayiş (Public Order in Ottoman Istanbul), written by historian Noémi Lévy-Aksu, is presented to history buffs. Aksu portrays Istanbul between 1879 and 1909 from a...
Cooking Thoughts
Cooking Thoughts

Cooking Thoughts

  Cooking and philosophizing are doubtlessly the oldest two activities in history. Written by Francesca Rigotti, Philosophy in the Kitchen: A Brief Critique of Reason in the Kitchen aims to...
A Wonderful World
A Wonderful World

A Wonderful World

Imagine an endless geography from South Africa’s giant baobab trees to bone museums in Italy. Then come the labyrinthine architectural wonders of India and unusual events such as the Baby Jumping...
Bookworm Istanbul
Bookworm Istanbul

Bookworm Istanbul

The excitedly awaited annual TÜYAP International Istanbul Book Fair has come around again! This year's honorary guest is Germany with the theme Influence of Words - Worte Bewegen. The fair is...
The Mediterranean About 600 Years Ago
The Mediterranean About 600 Years Ago

The Mediterranean About 600 Years Ago

The Spanish traveler Pero Tafur wrote a travelogue between May 9, 1437 and May 22, 1438 as he explored the Mediterranean from end to end. Having had the chance to see Rome, Venice, Genoa, and the...
Taste and Trade
Taste and Trade

Taste and Trade

  John O’Connell’s The Book of Spice: From Anise to Zedoary introduces us to both familiar and exotic spices featuring their colors and smells, their healing benefits, and ancient...
Animals in Drawings
Animals in Drawings

Animals in Drawings

  Did you know that the octopus has three hearts or that an ostrich cannot walk backwards? The Swedish artist Maja Säfström’s drawings make for an entertaining encyclopedia -The...
Preparıng For The Machıne Age
Preparıng For The Machıne Age

Preparıng For The Machıne Age

Co-written by Erik Brynjolfsson (Director of the MIT Center for Business) and Andre McAfee (Principal Research Scientist, MIT Center for Business), The Second Machine Age is about the factors that...
The Boy Who Could Not Dream
The Boy Who Could Not Dream

The Boy Who Could Not Dream

  Fikri Rüyakaçıran is a boy who, as his name indicates, cannot dream no matter how much he wants to, a boy whose favorite pastime is looking at his ‘Discarded Stamp Collection’ and...
Tick Tock
Tick Tock

Tick Tock

  “Trik Trak” is a book of two stories written by Güngör Tekçe for kids aged seven and up. The eponymous hero of the book is a wrist watch. The other hero is a garbage man. As for...
Rare And In Color
Rare And In Color

Rare And In Color

You’ve never seen the First World War like this, because these photographs of the great conflict are in color. Known for its prestigious publications, Taschen has brought out “The First World...
Contagious Has Hit The Shelves!
Contagious Has Hit The Shelves!

Contagious Has Hit The Shelves!

The second in Turkish Airlines Management Series, Jonah Berger’s “Contagious” has taken its place in the Sky Library and on the shelves of Turkey’s leading bookstores. In the book, a New...
The World Of Ottoman Entertainment
The World Of Ottoman Entertainment

The World Of Ottoman Entertainment

As its title indicates, “Celebration, Entertainment and Theater in the Ottoman World” takes up the subject of entertainment and celebrations in the Ottoman Empire. This book, which tells the...
Islamic Aesthetics
Islamic Aesthetics

Islamic Aesthetics

In her book, “In Pursuit of the Beautiful”, Ayşe Taşkent examines works on aesthetics by three major figures in Islamic philosophy, Farabi, Avicenna and Averroës. The book also has the...
Dorsay’ın 100 Seçimi
Dorsay’ın 100 Seçimi

Dorsay’s Top 100 Selections

Turkish cinema marks its 100th anniversary in 2014. Writer and film critic Atillâ Dorsay, who has penned more books about cinema than any other writer, has crowned this centenary year with a new...
Her Yönüyle Hat Sanatı
Her Yönüyle Hat Sanatı

Calligraphy In All Its Aspects

Muhittin Serin’s book, The Art of Calligraphy and the Eminent Calligraphers, is one of the most comprehensive books on this art, and the first that comes to mind at any mention of the traditional...
İstanbul'a Haritadan Bakmak
İstanbul'a Haritadan Bakmak

Surveying Istanbul On The Map

Istanbul in Maps and City Plans of the Period of Sultan Abdulhamid II enables us to follow building activity in Istanbul from the beginning of the 19th century as well as measures taken for the...
Şehrin Kalbinde Kitap
Şehrin Kalbinde Kitap

Books In The Heart Of The City

A fair being held in a 20,000-square meter space at CNR EXPO Yeşilköy March 1 to 9 is coming to book lovers with the participation of 250 exhibitors and upwards of 150 publishers. Book signings,...
Bir Anadolu İmparatorluğu
Bir Anadolu İmparatorluğu

An Anatolian Empire

Edited by Meltem Doğan Alparslan and Metin Alparslan in a Turkish-English bilingual edition, Hittites is a resource work chronicling in all its aspects the first empire to be founded in Anatolia.
Fotoğrafa Yansıyan Kutsal
Fotoğrafa Yansıyan Kutsal

The Sacred In Photographs

What would you say to a tour of the sacred sites of Ottoman Islam in 125 magnificent photographs by celebrated photographer Mary Cross? You won’t be able to get enough of the history and...
İstanbul’u Yeniden Keşfedin
İstanbul’u Yeniden Keşfedin

Rediscovering Istanbul

Reading about the historic legacy of Istanbul in the words of Istanbul expert and aficionado Stephane Yerasimos means rediscovering the city. Magnificent visuals accompany the story, which...
Sinan’ı Ve Çağını Kuşatmak
Sinan’ı Ve Çağını Kuşatmak

Illuminating Sinan And His Age

Harvard University Aga Khan Program Director Gülru Necipoğlu’s book, The Age of Sinan: Architectural Culture in the Ottoman Empire, has now appeared in Turkish translation. How well do we...
Geçmişteki Gelecek Tüyap’ta
Geçmişteki Gelecek Tüyap’ta

The Future in the Past at Tuyap

Some 650 publishing companies and NGO’s are taking part in the International Istanbul Book Fair at TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center. In addition to workshops, interviews, book signings and...
Samimi Bir Yolculuk Kitabı
Samimi Bir Yolculuk Kitabı

A Travel Book From The Heart

Twice Chairman of the Board of the Istanbul Chamber of Industry and former Deputy Chairman of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey, Murat Yalçıntaş shares with readers special...
Eğitim Tarihinden Belgeler
Eğitim Tarihinden Belgeler

Documenting The History Of Education

A collection of Turkish student report cards and diplomas has been published in the form of a book in two volumes. The first of the books, publication of which was spearheaded by researcher and...
Gezgin Gözüyle Türkiye
Gezgin Gözüyle Türkiye

Turkey Through The Eyes Of Travelers

Its first volume on the Marmara, Aegean and Mediterranean regions, its second about the Black Sea and Central, Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia, Turkey Through the Eyes of Travelers is a work in...
Bir Strateji Ustası; II. Bayezid...
Bir Strateji Ustası; II. Bayezid...

Bayezid II: A Master Strategist

How did the idea of researching the period of Sultan Bayezid II come about?It is usually Mehmet the Conqueror, Selim I and Suleiman the Magnificent that come to mind in connection with the rise of...
Fotoğrafçının Hayatı
Fotoğrafçının Hayatı

A Photographer’s Life

Prepared for publication by journalist Rahime Sezgin, ‘The Other Or Not, What Difference Does It Make?’ is a book that familiarizes us with the dynamic process of transformation that has taken...
Boğaziçi'nin Hatıraları
Boğaziçi'nin Hatıraları

In Memory Of The Bosphorus

Trained in architecture in Europe, Melling came to the Ottoman capital as a young man. Enthusiastically received as a French architect, he renovated the Hatice Sultan Palace near Ortaköy.Return To...
Kutsal Kentin Kitabı
Kutsal Kentin Kitabı

Book of the Holy City

The centre’s new book, ‘ Al-Quds (Jerusalem) in Historical Photographs’, is being hailed as the most comprehensive work on the subject up to now. Based on the Albums of Sultan Abdulhamid II...
Sanatçi Gözüyle
Sanatçi Gözüyle

Eye Of The Artist

Who could resist? It’s an offer you can’t refuse…  And Artistanbul, put together by photographer Christa Frieda Vogel with a preface by art historian Johannes Odenthal, is a good way to...
Ahmet Yakupoğlu's Istanbul
Ahmet Yakupoğlu's Istanbul

Ahmet Yakupoğlu's Istanbul

The Housing Development Administration of Turkey published a book that comprises Istanbul works by painter Ahmet Yakupoğlu, who was one of the most prolific and extraordinary figures of the art...

Literature Time for Latin America

One of the most prominent culture events in Spanish-speaking countries, Buenos Aires Book Fair invites more than 1 million readers for a 20-day literature marathon. Held at La Rural Exhibition and...
Rembrandt: Rediscovered
Rembrandt: Rediscovered

Rembrandt: Rediscovered

The books series İşte (Here is…) takes readers onto a pleasant journey in art history with exclusive illustrations by award-winning artists. The latest book of the series İşte Rembrandt (Here...
Everything About China
Everything About China

Everything About China

Everything about China is in this book – from the Great Wall of China to the Forbidden City, the Terracotta Army to the Temple of Heaven. The first Turkish Chinese Encyclopedia is published by...
Istanbul’s Talking Inscriptions
Istanbul’s Talking Inscriptions

Istanbul’s Talking Inscriptions

  Monumental inscriptions offered a means to become permanent and to address the future in the Ottoman period. Istanbul’un Sessiz Kitabeleri (The Silent Inscriptions of Istanbul) offers...
Following the Master Architect
Following the Master Architect

Following the Master Architect

The Ottoman master of architecture Mimar Sinan still excites researchers’ attention hundreds of years after his groundbreaking works. Prepared by Serap Ekizler Sönmez, the book Mimar Sinan Cami...
Diary of a Journalist
Diary of a Journalist

Diary of a Journalist

"We were three people in this adventure," says Latin American author, Gabrial García "Gabo" Márquez in his travel entries from Europe. Telling the memories of three friends - one Italian, one...

All Bookworms to Frankfurt!

  Announcing its new motto This is What We Share, the Frankfurt Book Fair's honorary guest country is the Netherlands.
Line by Line Geography
Line by Line Geography

Line by Line Geography

  Güneş Karabuda has not only photographed what he's seen all these years, but has also documented the moments of many countries and regions – from the Kalahari Desert in Africa to Amazon...
Power Of Influence In Marketing
Power Of Influence In Marketing

Power Of Influence In Marketing

  Written by Philip Sheldrake, The Business of Influence: Reframing Marketing and PR for the Digital Age is regarded as a triggering force for traditional marketing experts. Focusing on...
Prestigious Gifts
Prestigious Gifts

Prestigious Gifts

ROSEWritten by Gül İrepoğlu and published by Yapı Kredi Yayınları, the book covers every aspect of roses - from their names to their tastes and smells, in all kinds of forms; in paintings,...
Medieval Handiwork
Medieval Handiwork

Medieval Handiwork

The illuminated manuscripts and miniatures that left their stamp on medieval Europe  come together with miniatures depicting the traditions of India, Iran and Mexico in a book entitled...
Deciphering Sinop’s Selcuk Codes
Deciphering Sinop’s Selcuk Codes

Deciphering Sinop’s Selcuk Codes

  A Koç University publication, “Legends of Authority: The 1215 Seljuk Inscriptions of Sinop Citadel” by Scott Redford is a book that analyzes the medieval writing on the citadel walls.
A Method For Touring İstanbul
A Method For Touring İstanbul

A Method For Touring İstanbul

How would you like to enjoy and get to know inside-out the city of Istanbul, whose historical richness and natural beauty have captivated travelers for centuries? Don’t miss Haldun Hürel’s...
Ara Güler Istanbul
Ara Güler Istanbul

Ara Güler Istanbul

This book illustrates Istanbul through the photographs of Ara Güler, who describes himself not as an artist but as a photo-journalist. But what distinguishes the book from its predecessors is that...
Istanbul For Kids
Istanbul For Kids

Istanbul For Kids

“Istanbul for Kids” is a book that tells children about the history, culture, architecture and legends of Istanbul. The book, which Burçak Gürün Muraben decided to write with the idea of...
Award-Winning Life Of The Prophet
Award-Winning Life Of The Prophet

Award-Winning Life Of The Prophet

Salih Suruç’s book, “God’s Messenger, the Prophet Mohammad”, has won the world first prize in Pakistan in the category ‘life of the prophet” and has been translated into several...
1001 Filmlik Macera
1001 Filmlik Macera

A Thousand And One Movies

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is among the many rich and colorful references to world cinema on the market today. With contributions by 57 writers from eight countries, the book stands...
Hat Ve Tezhib Parıltıları
Hat Ve Tezhib Parıltıları

Splendors Of Calligraphy

Splendors of Qur’an Calligraphy and Illumination, a book by Dr Martin Lings (aka Abu Bakr Siraj ad-Din), describes these two interrelated arts as exhibited in Quranic manuscripts of the 8th and...
Mevlevi Ayinleri
Mevlevi Ayinleri

Mevlana Rituals

Fatih Salgar, conductor of the Istanbul State Turkish Classical Music Chorus, is turning Mevlevi-inspired compositions in the Turkish musical tradition into a book titled Mevlevi Ayinleri (Mevlevi...
Bu Sözlük Misalli
Bu Sözlük Misalli

An Exemplary Dictionary

The Misalli Büyük Türkçe Sözlük (The Great Dictionary of the Turkish Language with Examples), to which the late İlhan Ayverdi devoted much of his life, is one of the most basic reference...
Sahalardan Yönetim Taktikleri
Sahalardan Yönetim Taktikleri

Management Tactics From The Soccer Pitch!

With its universal language that unites cultures, football is far more than a mere sport but also a guide for today’s multicultural business world thanks to the management techniques it employs....
Türk Ekonomisinde Kadın Eli
Türk Ekonomisinde Kadın Eli

Woman’s Hand In The Turkish Economy

Turkish women emerged onto the economic stage in the 12th century. Read the story of women’s entrepreneurship in the Seljuk, Ottoman and Republican periods in this valuable work, which examines...
Lübnan’ın Yaşayan Mutfağı
Lübnan’ın Yaşayan Mutfağı

Living Lebanese Cuisine

A woman passionate about food, Andrée Maalouf pairs up in this book with skilled young chef Karim Haidar to describe Lebanese culinary culture from antiquity to the present in a raft of tasty recipes.
Rönesans Kültüründe Osmanlı
Rönesans Kültüründe Osmanlı

The Ottomans In Renaissance Culture

According to this reference work, which examines cultural, intellectual and commercial relations between East and West throughout history in depth, the Ottomans are a complementary element of...
Kitapseverlerin İletişim Ağı
Kitapseverlerin İletişim Ağı

Bibliophiles’ Communications Network

The world’s largest book fair, Frankfurt Book Fair is taking place this year October 9 to 13.  Attended by thousands of publishing companies, the fair is open only to publishing...
Bir Kültür Yolculuğu
Bir Kültür Yolculuğu

A Cultural Journey

LIFE IS A JOURNEYTrains Leave from Haydarpaşa is a book of essays in which 21 writers and poets, among them Ali Ayçil, Mehmet Aycı and Sadık Yalsızuçanlar, describe their travel experiences....
O, Köprüye Âşık
O, Köprüye Âşık

Smitten By The Bridge

My first thoughts upon seeing the Mostar Bridge were, “I’m in no hurry to live or  die.”  When one visits towns of  the Christian Middle Ages, it’s as if one is in a museum...
Panorama Türkiye
Panorama Türkiye

Panorama Turkey

The Panorama Turkey project is made up of panoramas of 81 provinces. During the one and a half years they spent shooting the photos, Orhan Durgut and his team covered 180,000 kilometers and clocked...
Cümleten İyi Yolculuklar
Cümleten İyi Yolculuklar

Happy Travels To All

Brought together under the editorship of poet Haydar Ergülen, writers and poets from Ahmet Büke and Ali Çolak to Murat Yalçın and Özcan Yurdalan penned their personal travel experiences...
Yunus Emre'nin Külliyatı
Yunus Emre'nin Külliyatı

The Complete Works Of Yunus Emre

Mustafa Tatçı, who is known for his studies of Turkish mystic literature and the many works he has preserved for our libraries, places special importance on Yunus Emre, about whom little...
New Jersey-İstanbul-Kahire Üçgeni
New Jersey-İstanbul-Kahire Üçgeni

The New Jersey-Istanbul- Cairo Triangle

G. Willow Wilson is a young writer who was born in New Jersey in 1982. A history major in college, she spent time in Cairo where she studied Arabic and Arab literature. Kutlukhan Perker, who has...
Bizim Yunus'un Romanı
Bizim Yunus'un Romanı

The Yunus Emre Novel

What we know for certain about Yunus Emre, Anatolia’s pithy minstrel poet, would unfortunately not fill half a page. But this lack of historical knowledge in no way detracts from his literary...
Tutunamayanlar is Now in English
Tutunamayanlar is Now in English

Tutunamayanlar is Now in English

Oğuz Atay's novel Tutunamayanlar (The Disconnected) is translated into English by Sevin Seydi, who won the John Dryden Translation Competition. The most popular book by Atay, who is regarded as...
Istanbul’s Urban Memory
Istanbul’s Urban Memory

Istanbul’s Urban Memory

Aiming to increase awareness of cultural erosion, the Istanbul Research Institute’s periodical Annual of Istanbul Studies comprises articles that seek to contextualize the city’s past with a...
History, Travel and Literature
History, Travel and Literature

History, Travel and Literature

Gustave Flaubert is regarded as one of the giants of world literature’s with his novel Madame Bovary. Between 1849 and 1851, Flaubert went on a journey to the East and Doğu’ya Yolculuk...
The Geography of the Sea
The Geography of the Sea

The Geography of the Sea

  Passion for travel is as old as the history of humanity. Though books written by those who follow this passion may discuss different geographies, they appeal to the same feelings. This...
Healthy and Minimal
Healthy and Minimal

Healthy and Minimal

Having become a world-renowned baker with her blog Minimalist Baker, Dana Shultz’s first book Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking comprises 101 recipes prepared with easy-to-find ingredients....
The Scent of Literature in Istanbul
The Scent of Literature in Istanbul

The Scent of Literature in Istanbul

Leaving home, I am sure my literature tour around the city will be challenging but enjoyable. Under an Indian summer, I hit the road. I hop on a tram, described by Cemal Süreya to travel “from...
Friendly Africa
Friendly Africa

Friendly Africa

Would you like to learn about Africa's rich species, large forests and long rivers, and to teach this lovely knowledge to your children through African tales? Written by Figen Gündüz Letaconnoux,...
Inspiring Journeys
Inspiring Journeys

Inspiring Journeys

    Under the Tuscan Sun written by Frances Mayes, is not only a story that has inspired Hollywood but also a hearty book that encourages the younger generation to pen their own...
Istanbul in 10 Volumes
Istanbul in 10 Volumes

Istanbul in 10 Volumes

  Büyük İstanbul Tarihi (Great History of Istanbul) deals with the political events, wars, administrative changes, and rule of law in the city since the Archaic Age. It also examines the...
An Entrepreneur’s Handbook
An Entrepreneur’s Handbook

An Entrepreneur’s Handbook

  A recent release from Turkish Airlines Publishing, Disciplined Entrepreneurship is a new book that answers the question “Is one born an entrepreneur or do they become one?” In choosing...
Long-Lasting Gifts
Long-Lasting Gifts

Long-Lasting Gifts

Erciyes’s Dream KayseriPresented by Yapı Kredi Publications, the book was written with an exclusive plot embracing the fascinating natural and cultural heritage of Kayseri, the throne city...
The Essence Of Mevlâna
The Essence Of Mevlâna

The Essence Of Mevlâna

  Mevlāna Jalāl ad-Dīn Rumi's gift to mankind, the Mathnavi is a balm for the soul, a masterpiece in which you will find exceptional tales with profound insights into life and faith. The...
Eastern Mediterranean Art Is In This Book
Eastern Mediterranean Art Is In This Book

Eastern Mediterranean Art Is In This Book

  “Medieval and Early Modern Performance in the Eastern Mediterranean” brings to light the singers, storytellers, street performers and theatrical and performance arts in general that...
Art History In 500 Paintings
Art History In 500 Paintings

Art History In 500 Paintings

A new book on Rembrandt has taken its place in the İş Bankası Cultural Publications series, “Life and Works with 500 Visuals”. Three earlier volumes in the series were on Van Gogh, Leonardo...
Michelangelo In Your Home
Michelangelo In Your Home

Michelangelo In Your Home

This book, which presents the renowned Italian artist Michelangelo in a rich biography on the 450th anniversary of his death, combines the story of his life with reproductions of his works,...
The Mantle Of The Prophet
The Mantle Of The Prophet

The Mantle Of The Prophet

Topkapı Palace has been home to some of the most prized relics of the Islamic world ever since Sultan Selim I.  Now Sevgi Ağca, who is responsible for the Palace’s Department of Sacred...
Beklenmedik Buluşmaların Romanı
Beklenmedik Buluşmaların Romanı

The Novel Of Unexpected Meetings

The love of Aşk Cephesi (The Love Front) is not a human love that ends with longing-filled separation or with the death of the lovers, but rather a love that grows and matures in the world we live...
İslam Ve Sanat
İslam Ve Sanat

Islam And Art

Islam: Art and Architecture chronicles the development and spread of art through the broad region of Islam from its rise until today and the stages through which it has passed. Rich illustrations...
Sanatın Yazı Hali
Sanatın Yazı Hali

Writing As Art

Ali Rıza Özcan is the editor of The Art of Calligraphy and Illumination, a collection of articles by experts on calligraphy, which transformed writing into an art form, and illumination, which in...
Fotoğrafın Osmanlıcası
Fotoğrafın Osmanlıcası

Photography With An Ottoman Accent

Engin Özendes examines the history of photography between 1839 and 1923 in his rich and comprehensive archival study, Photography in the Ottoman Empire. As an added boon, the reader can read about...
Çanakkale Destanı
Çanakkale Destanı

The Canakkale Epic

It has been exactly a hundred years since the 1915 Dardanalles campaign (Çanakkale in Turkish). Veteran writer-journalist Ergun Göze describes this epic period in our recent history in his book,...
Osmanlı Sikkeleri Gün Işığına Çıkıyor
Osmanlı Sikkeleri Gün Işığına Çıkıyor

Ottoman Coins Come To The Light Of Day

Researcher and numismatist Dr. Atom Damalı has completed the 8th volume of his History of Ottoman Coins. In this volume of the planned 10-volume work by Damalı, one of the world’s most...
Orta Asya’yı Tanımak İçin
Orta Asya’yı Tanımak İçin

Get To Know Central Asia

With its spectacular photographs, appealing design and detailed content, this book will make you an eye-witness to Central Asia’s historical adventure. And as an account of the region through...
Fotoğraflarınız Harika Olsun
Fotoğraflarınız Harika Olsun

For Fabulous Photos

Designed to appeal to those who don’t normally take photos when traveling, this book is an easy-to-read guide to capturing stunning shots while on the road.
B Planı Yapmadan Yönetim
B Planı Yapmadan Yönetim

Management Wıthout A Plan B

General Manager of İDO, İstanbul's Fast Ferry and Sea Bus Company, since 2004, Dr. Ahmet Paksoy says in his new book, "Your Inexperience Is Your Strength”, that experience can sometimes lead...
Avrupa’da Türk Sanatı
Avrupa’da Türk Sanatı

Turkish Art in Europe

The Turquerie fashion is known to have raged in Europe, in France in particular, from the 16th to the 18th century, but little could be said about earlier periods. Now, a book by Nurhan Atasoy and...
Hayat Dolu Kitaplar
Hayat Dolu Kitaplar

Books Bursting With Life

NOTES ON LIFEHalis Kuralay, who is visually challenged, has written a biographic motivational book for everyone: Touching Life. Kuralay’s outlook is compelling. Showing how obstacles in the mind...
Denizden Gelen Efsane
Denizden Gelen Efsane

A Legend That Came From The Sea

Barbaros Hayreddin Pasha is a world-famous yet not well-known Turkish navigator. Hayreddin Pasha, who inscribed his name in gold letters on Ottoman maritime history, was the seaman who conquered...
Bir Zamanlar Bursa
Bir Zamanlar Bursa

Once Upon A Time In Bursa

Bursa is a city that played a role in the history of Ottoman and Islamic civilization and was important especially in the process of urbanization in Turkey. The album published by IRCICA includes...
Değişen Türk Evi
Değişen Türk Evi

The Changing Turkish House

A faculty member of San Francisco State University’s Department of Middle East and Islamic Studies, Carel Bertram has done just that in her book, Imagining the Turkish House: Collective Visions...
Havana'dan Sesler ve Renkler
Havana'dan Sesler ve Renkler

Sights And Sounds Of Havana

Levent Özçelik came back from his long Havana adventure with a book full of photographs. But there’s one thing we must warn you about this book. It’s not just the Havana of the travel guides...
Ateş Denizinde Mumdan Gemiler
Ateş Denizinde Mumdan Gemiler

Ships Of Wax In A Sea Of Fire

The 18th century was a period of enormous changes in the Ottoman state, and Şeyh Galip was the last great poet in the Ottoman tradition. Fire of Love tells the story of his love for Beyhan Sultan,...
Altıncı Irk
Altıncı Irk

The Sixth Race

The story opens in 446 B.C. on the island of Delos in the Aegean Sea. Creating all the characteristics that go with being human, like strength and weakness and everything in between, the writer...
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