Books & Art

"For a mere moment, I glance at people, 
To see mercy in their eyes..."

Derentz: Let Decency Soar…

By Avik Derentz Translated by Tatul Sonentz  “For a mere moment, I glance at people,To see mercy in their eyes…” (Armenian Weekly/file photo)   For a mere moment, I glance at people, To see mercy in their eyes, I want to see the light Simply arise, So that with no blood, [more...]

September 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

The cover of 'Avedis' Story'

Avedis’ Story: An Armenian Boy’s Journey

“The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.” —Milan Kundera   Special for the Armenian Weekly On the eve of the Genocide Centennial, as individuals and institutions work to raise awareness and enrich knowledge of the Armenian Genocide, a treasure trove of [more...]

September 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

The cover of vol. 54

‘Armenian Review’ Publishes 54th Volume

WATERTOWN, Mass—The latest issue of the Armenian Review, released in August 2014, includes articles that range from historical and historiographical analyses to an examination of the Armenian press in Poland and the memoirs of Ruben Ter Minasian. The cover of vol. 54 Specifically, it includes: [more...]

September 9, 2014 // 0 Comments


Journey Through Art: A Daniel Varoujan Hejinian ‘Peace of Art’ Exhibit

BOSTON, Mass.—From Sept. 16-Oct. 16, the National Gallery of Armenia in Yerevan will host a Peace of Art exhibit by artist Daniel Varoujan Hejinian, organized by the Armenian Ministry of the Diaspora. This is the first Peace of Art exhibit outside of the United States, and celebrates the 23rd [more...]

September 5, 2014 // 0 Comments


Poem: Navette…

Navette… Hello, good bye, A smile, a sigh, And my thoughts elope To Paris, and a song of hope, “Un jour tu verras,” (One day, you will see,) “on se rencontrera” (We shall meet again,) “quelque part, n’importe où,” (Somewwhere, anywhere,) “guidés par le hasard…” (Led by mere [more...]

September 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

The cover of 'The Grandchildren'

The Grandchildren: The Hidden Legacy of ‘Lost’ Armenians in Turkey

The Grandchildren: The Hidden Legacy of ‘Lost’ Armenians in Turkey By Ayse Gül Altınay and Fethiye Çetin ISBN: 978-1-4128-5391-0 (hardcover) 978-1-4128-5439-9 (eBook) 2014; 270 pp; $49.95 The Grandchildren is a collection of intimate, harrowing testimonies by the grandchildren and [more...]

August 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

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Abu-Lala Mahari (Second Surah)

By Avediq Isahakian Translated by Tatul Sonentz (Note: to read the first surah, click here) And meandered that caravan through the rows of tall palm trees, Raising dust–a caravan of dust, led quietly by a fire-breathing breeze. “Move on, caravan, what have we left behind, that nostalgia would [more...]

August 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

"Do not ask me why I love you"

Berberian’s ‘Love’

Love By Mannik Berberian Translated by Tatul Sonentz   Do not ask me why I love you. The way I love you is the way of the lily of the woods in love with the nightingale.   I only know, if I did not have your arms as universe surrounding my puny body, I should die like an abandoned [more...]

August 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

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