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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A Saudi novelist has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, becoming the third author in 10 years from the kingdom to grab the Arab world’s most prestigious literary award
Researcher Mehmet Kurt speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘Kurdish Hizbullah in Turkey: Islamism, Violence and the State’
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Jihad and Death: The Global Appeal of Islamic State’ by Olivier Roy, translated by Cynthia Schoch (Hurst, 130 pages, £16)
John Freely, the well-known author of many history and travel books on Istanbul, Turkey and Greece, passed away on April 20 at age of 90.
Author Kapka Kassabova speaks to HDN about her new book on life on the border between Turkey, Greece and Bulgaria, ‘Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe’
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Kurdish Hizbullah in Turkey: Islamism, Violence and the State’ by Mehmet Kurt (Pluto Press, 208 pages, £54)
‘Asterix and the Race through Italy,’ the 37th story in a series that has been a global publishing phenomenon for over half a century, will hit the shelves on Oct 19
Libraries will remain open for longer hours, Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avcı has announced during Turkey’s annual Libraries Week, noting that the extended opening times would first be rolled out in Istanbul.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe’ by Kapka Kassabova (Granta, 379 pages, £15)