Pope prays in Istanbul mosque in new outreach Their embrace at the end of Saturday's service was reminiscent of their meeting in May in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem, when Francis bowed down and kissed Bartholomew's hand. Suzan Fraser reported from Ankara, Turkey. 11/30/2014 - 1:56 am | View Link
Pope bows in Istanbul mosque in new outreach Their embrace at the end of Saturday’s service was reminiscent of their meeting in May in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem, when Francis bowed down and kissed Bartholomew’s hand. 11/29/2014 - 4:20 am | View Link
Apple continues European retail expansion with new Istanbul, Den Haag outlets Unlike the Zorlu Center store — which sits beneath unique glass box reminiscent of the flagship Fifth Avenue ... Apple has leased a prominent space in The Passage, a famous covered shopping street in the city more widely as the home of the International ... 08/5/2014 - 4:40 am | View Link
Kalliopi Lemos opens parallel exhibition on the occasion of the 13th İstanbul Biennale The artist has created part-human, part-animal steel and resin sculptures, reminiscent of familiar mythological figures ... Turkey with her installation Pledges for a Safe Passage. Her exhibitions in 2011 included Navigating in the Dark, a three-part ... 09/10/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Istanbul Passage 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 and Cate Blanchett to step into their shoes — or maybe not. 06/17/2012 - 1:00 am | View Link
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. 12/18/2014 - 1:29 am | View Website
Tell Us What Novels Remind You of The Magus Home. Tell Us What Novels Remind You of The Magus. Reading The Magus is a powerful experience for many of us, and one that can be ... 12/17/2014 - 11:27 pm | View Website
Turkey travel guide Open source travel guide to Turkey, featuring up-to-date information on attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, travel tips and more. Free and reliable advice ... 12/17/2014 - 6:27 pm | View Website
Frommer's istanbul  Istanbul Tour Studio at Istanbul Tour Studio Frommer's Istanbul guide book provides very good and quality information on Istanbul ... 12/17/2014 - 5:48 am | View Website
Secret Passage (2004) Directed by Ademir Kenovic. With John Turturro, Katherine Borowitz, Tara Fitzgerald, Hannah Taylor Gordon. Isabel and Clara are growing up in a time of terror. It is ... 12/16/2014 - 3:00 pm | View Website
For several years, I’ve enlisted some poor reviewer to plow through a dozen new Christmas novels and write them up with as little Scroogy annoyance as she can manage. Almost without exception, the books were treacly tales of unexpected Christmas Eve reuions (missing sons; dogs) or cozy stories of North Pole murders (poison cookies; reindeer horn impalings). All of them seemed to evaporate as quickly as Christmas cider.
The passing of Norman Bridwell on Tuesday got me thinking about how much time I’ve spent with his Big Red Dog. I read about Clifford’s antics when I was growing up (the dog and I were born just a few months apart), and then, 30 years later, my own daughters fell in love with him.