Open Letter to Katherina Branning in the United States of America on her book, ‘’Yes, I would Love Another Cup of Tea: An American Woman’s Letters to turkey’’ After receiving notices from perhaps over a dozen websites and friends, including TAC Alumni Association group and the Association of Turkish-American Architects,...
Time magazine has added another interesting book to it series on different subjects. The World’s 100 Most Important Places is an interesting work edited by Richard Stengel but unfortunately includes only one place from Turkiye, the most historical country and the centre of the world. The places have been presented...
Below is a commentary on a sample of books that Americans read and form a bad image of Turks and Turkey in their minds. We need to start acting to correct this situation by talking with the authors, the publishers, the promoters, the professors, the libraries etc. Ref. 1 – Ambassador Morgenthau’s...
by Michael B. Oren, a senior American - Israeli fellow at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem who lives there with his wife and three children. Published in 2007. The book is a survey of U.S. involvement in the...
The American professor, Justin McCharty, in his book ‘’Who are the Turks’’, prepared for teachers, begins Lesson 1 with the following statement: History books tend to represent the Turks in a somewhat negative fashion and current newspapers, especially in Europe, refer to Turks in pejorative (1) terms. However, the...
By Christopher de Bellaigue, The Penguin Press, New York, 2010 The cover of the book includes a photograph of a man and his daughter, both sad looking, and praise for the book by Orhan Pamuk, “A finely written, brave, and very personal book.” These are enough to turn one off...
The book, published in 2010 by the University of Utah, was introduced during the March 14-16 Turkish American Leadership Conference in Washington DC. I had gone through its 500 pages but not read it since some of the subjects in the book are already covered in many books, especially...
Dedicated To: "19 May 1881: ATATURK at 130 " & "19 May 1919" “The foundations of the Ottoman Empire were themselves shattered at that time. lts existence was threatened with extermination.” Gentlemen, I landed at Samsun on the l9 May, l9l9. This was the position at that time: The group of Powers...
This book tells about what happened to the Greeks of Anatolia at the end of First World War. For many years the Greek version of events misled the people, never accepting that it was a blunder on their part and caused untold death and destruction in Anatolia and resettlement...
A new book has been added to the long list of excellent books published by National Geographic over the years. The latest one prepared by the book division is: Food Journeys of a Lifetime – 500 Extraordinary Places to Eat Around the Globe. The oversize book has 320 pages and begins...