Trial run on Rail tunnel connecting Istanbul's European and Asian sides completed Turkey is for the first time connecting its European and Asian sides with a railway tunnel set to open Monday, completing a plan proposed about 150 years ago. The tunnel is one of several large infrastructure projects under Prime Minister Recep... 10/29/2013 - 3:10 pm | View Link
Istanbul Passage A low-level spy finds himself in hot water in Cold War-era Istanbul . Too bad Bogie and Bergman aren't around to star in a movie version of Istanbul Passage, Joseph Kanon's new Casablanca-esque espionage thriller. But no worries: We've got George Clooney ... 06/17/2012 - 12:58 am | View Link
Synopsis of ‘Judgment at Istanbul: The Armenian Genocide Trials’ This book is a study of the World War I Armenian Genocide as documented through the Ottoman Special Military Tribunal’s criminal prosecution of the perpetrators involved. The aim of these post-World War I Ottoman courts-martial was the exposure and ... 01/3/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Istanbul Europa Race The work passed easier for sure. I think this race has a bright future. Its key feature is the passage across my native Mediterranean, through the Greek Islands which I experienced at 18 – 20 years old, and even the light of Wolf Rock was superb.' 09/22/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Unspoilt charms east of Istanbul Architecturally, its 300-year-old half-timbered houses are reminiscent of market towns in England and ... A thriving city on the banks of the Yesilirmak river, it has seen the passage of nine civilisations, from the Hittites to the Ottomans. 12/9/2006 - 11:00 am | View Link
Outline for How the Bible Came to Us How did the Bible come ... and the whole passage Luke ... Tyndale’s mention of the ploughboy must surely be a reminiscence of Erasmus’ preface to his 1516 ... 07/24/2014 - 3:29 am | View Website
French Street in Istanbul My desire to find French street in Istanbul started when I read an article that described it as French influence in Turkey. The equivalent of China town in New York. 07/23/2014 - 5:35 pm | View Website
Monuments et bâtiments divers d'Istanbul La célèbre Université de Galatasaray à Istanbul dévastée par le feu - Sainte-Sophie à Istanbul, un lieu de rendez-vous avec la planète - Le Palais de Belgique ... 07/23/2014 - 12:41 pm | View Website
Turkey – Travel guide at Wikivoyage For other places with the same name, see Turkey (disambiguation). Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye) is on the Mediterranean, in the Anatolian region of West Asia, with a ... 07/23/2014 - 9:42 am | View Website
Beyoglu Taksim Beyoglu Today - Istiklal Caddesi / Grand Rue de Pera The 1.2 km pedestrianised street leading from Taksim Square down to Tunel is packed with an ... 07/22/2014 - 9:32 pm | View Website
Halfway through this engaging and authoritative biography, I decided to interrupt my reading to look at some of its subject’s many stories and novels. After all, aren’t authors’ lives supposed to lead us back to their works? While Julian Hawthorne (1846-1934) is hardly a great writer like his father, Nathaniel, he is nonetheless a key figure in 19th-century genre literature, especially supernatural fiction.
Curt Gentry, a California historian who wrote or co-wrote more than a dozen books, including a best-selling biography of J. Edgar Hoover and the true-crime classic “Helter Skelter,” about the Manson family murders, died July 10 in San Francisco. He was 83. Read full article >>
In the midst of so much gloom, a little happy news out of Ukraine: Yelena Akhtiorskaya can’t resolve the separatist crisis or repel Vladimir Putin, but this 28-year-old writer from Odessa subordinates the violence of nations for a moment and offers the balm of laughter. Her first novel, “Panic in a Suitcase,” is equal parts borscht stew and Borscht Belt — an immigration comedy that can’t tell whether it’s leaving or coming to America.