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Armenian Pasta: Surum

by | August 2nd, 2012 | 7 comments

In this day and age, one doesn’t normally think of pasta in terms of Armenian cookery — maybe that should change.

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The Euphrates Rises Again

by | July 19th, 2012 | 2 comments

It has been a big month for Armenian-American literature.

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Ararat Editor Aris Sevag Passes Away

by | May 3rd, 2012 | 34 comments

On Saturday, April 28 at 8am EST, Ararat editor Aris Sevag passed away at his home in Jackson Heights, Queens after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 65 years old.

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A Review of Jerusalem: The Biography

by | March 9th, 2012 | 0 comments

Jerusalem has been called many things, among them “a golden goblet full of scorpions,” and “an old nymphomaniac who squeezes lover after lover to death, before shrugging him off with a yawn” (Amos Oz). One [...]

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Growing up as an Armenian American in New York City Between the Two World Wars

by | March 8th, 2012 | 8 comments

It was on March 26, 1923 that I first opened my eyes in a hospital on 16th Street on the East Side of Manhattan. My parents, Aram and Elizabeth, had gotten married 20 years earlier. [...]

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A Review of Forgotten Bread: First-Generation Armenian American Writers

by | February 28th, 2012 | 14 comments

David Kherdian’s anthology Forgotten Bread is a valuable contribution to our heritage. For one thing, it establishes a canon of first-generation Armenian-American writers and offers them in a handsome and accessible volume, allowing us to [...]

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Armenians in Books

by | January 26th, 2012 | 0 comments

Two Armenian writers quoted and discussed in John Updike’s High Gossip: Essays & Criticism (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 502 pages. 2011) are William Saroyan and Nina Berberova who has a great deal to say [...]

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